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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Dylan Woodbrey
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 1, 2014
Frames:
46×30(23′) ISO1600
Integration:
23′
Darks:
20
Avg. Moon age:
5.00 days
Avg. Moon phase:
25.70%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
8.00
Mean FWHM:
8.04

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 333769

RA center: 13h29m50s.6

DEC center: +47°1044

Pixel scale: 0.623 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -4.647 degrees

Field radius: 0.444 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

File size: 55.3 KB

Locations: Backyard, Magna Utah, Magna, Utah, United States

Description

I had to stop imaging early because the clouds started to come in, so the image could have been better. I am planning to image M51 again and combine both images.

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Dylan Woodbrey