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


            Walter Gröning
M 51

M 51

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Selbstbaunewton 300/1500

Imaging camera:SBIG STL11000M


Guiding telescope or lens:Selbstbaunewton 300/1500

Guiding camera:SBIG STL11000M

Focal reducer:TeleVue Paracorr

Software:Adobe Photoshop CS4CCDStack 2

Filter:Baader Planetarium LRGB 50.4 mm

Resolution: 2964x2064

Dates:March 10, 2011

Frames: 18x360"

Integration: 1.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.21% 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

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



Walter Gröning
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


M 51, 


            Walter Gröning