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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Gabriele D'Orazio
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron C8 XLT

Imaging camera:Canon eos 450D

Mount:celestron cg5 advanced gt

Guiding telescope or lens:Celestron C8 XLT

Guiding camera:MagZero Qhy5L II

Software:Adobe Photoshop CC (64 Bit)PHD Guiding 2

Accessory:OAG Orion Deluxe

Resolution: 2180x1560

Dates:Aug. 18, 2014

Frames: 27x180" ISO1600

Integration: 1.4 hours

Darks: ~11

Bias: ~11

Avg. Moon age: 23.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.02%

Temperature: 22.00 job: 343986

RA center: 202.453 degrees

DEC center: 47.191 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.505 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -65.564 degrees

Field radius: 0.188 degrees

Locations: Terrazza al centro di Roma, Roma, Rm, Italy


Purtroppo non sono stato in grado di minimizzare il rumore estraendo i particolari, devo fare pratica, ma chiaramente il cielo pessimo del centro di Roma è decisivo.



Gabriele D'Orazio
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Gabriele D'Orazio