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M51 (Whirlpool Galaxy)
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M51 (Whirlpool Galaxy)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 254/1200 Black Diamond

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1100D

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro Goto

Software: Iris 5.59  ·  EOS Utility  ·  Photoshop cs4


Dates:May 2, 2014

Frames: 21x30"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.04%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 483693

RA center: 13h 29' 48"

DEC center: +47° 10' 58"

Pixel scale: 0.888 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 71.140 degrees

Field radius: 0.453 degrees


Resolution: 3009x2105

Locations: Maison, Neslette, Somme, France

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