Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5169  ·  NGC 5173  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  NGC 5198  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
My favorite DSO shot, 



    
        

            Michael A. Phillips
My favorite DSO shot
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My favorite DSO shot

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LXD55 Schmidt/Newton 6" F/5

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 400D / Digital Rebel XTi

Mounts: CGE

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 4" Achro

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2


Dates:April 10, 2010

Frames: 20x600" (3h 20')

Integration: 3h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 25.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.97%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 94704

RA center: 13h 29' 27"

DEC center: +47° 8' 27"

Pixel scale: 2.247 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -94.198 degrees

Field radius: 0.859 degrees


Resolution: 620x349

Locations: Home, Swift Creek, NC, United States

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My favorite DSO shot, 



    
        

            Michael A. Phillips