Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51, 



    
        

            Bob Hufnagel
M51
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M51

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
RC8 (TPO 8" f/8 Ritchey-Chretien Astrograph)
Imaging Cameras
SBIG STF 8300C
Mounts
G11 (Losmandy GM-11 GEMINI II)
Accessories
Moonlite CSL 2.5" Threaded Focuser
Software
Software Bisque The Sky X · Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1.8 · Diffraction Limited MaxIm DL 5 Pro Suite · PHD2 Guiding
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Short80 (Orion Shorty 80)
Guiding Cameras
SBIG STi-mono

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 27, 2014
Frames:
11x200" (36' 40")
Integration:
36' 40"
Avg. Moon age:
0.16 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.03%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 312743

RA center: 13h30m02s.6

DEC center: +47°1236

Pixel scale: 0.692 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.696 degrees

Field radius: 0.269 degrees

Resolution: 620x420

Description

Imaging done on a ranch in north central New Mexico - great sky in all directions

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M51, 



    
        

            Bob Hufnagel