Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
Whirlpool Galaxy
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Whirlpool Galaxy

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Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
Whirlpool Galaxy
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Whirlpool Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph
Imaging Cameras
QSI 683 wsg-8
Mounts
AVX
Accessories
MPCC
Software
PixInsight

Acquisition details

Dates:
Jan. 24, 2015
Frames:
Integration:
2h 5'
Avg. Moon age:
4.49 days
Avg. Moon phase:
21.13%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 514399

RA center: 13h29m52s.6

DEC center: +47°1138

Orientation: 96.288 degrees

Field radius: 0.385 degrees

Resolution: 1600x1200

Description

Crop from a larger frame. Starfield wasn't that interesting looking, and this crop captures the only other galaxy I noticed, too.

Revision B: Punched up the contrast, added a little noise reduction.

Comments

Revisions

  • Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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    Original
  • Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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    B
  • Final
    Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Charles Ward
    C

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Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Charles Ward