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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 4263, M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy
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M 51, 


            Walter Gröning
M 51
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M 51

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Selbstbaunewton 300/1500

Imaging cameras: SBIG STL11000M

Mounts: ALT-6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Selbstbaunewton 300/1500

Guiding cameras: SBIG STL11000M

Focal reducers: TeleVue Paracorr

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS4  ·  CCDStack 2

Filters: Baader Planetarium LRGB 50.4 mm

Dates:March 10, 2011

Frames: 18x360"

Integration: 1.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.21%

Basic astrometry details job: 418248

RA center: 13h 29' 59"

DEC center: +47° 12' 18"

Pixel scale: 1.077 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.542 degrees

Field radius: 0.540 degrees

Resolution: 2964x2064

Locations: Sternenwelt Vogelsberg, Stumpertenrod, Feldatal, Hessen, Germany



Walter Gröning
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M 51, 


            Walter Gröning