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M51, 



    
        

            Shailesh Trivedi

M51

Technical card


Dates:June 18, 2014

Frames:
G: 20x300" bin 2x2
Ha: 20x900" bin 2x2
L: 20x600" bin 1x1
R: 20x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 11.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 64.44%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 360915


Resolution: 3117x2457

Description

M51 actually represents two galaxies, M51A the large spiral galaxy, sometime called the Whirlpool Galaxy and the smaller M51B believed to be located behind the larger M51A. You can see the tidal bridge between the spiral A and the somewhat irregular B galaxy.

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M51, 



    
        

            Shailesh Trivedi