Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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Messier 51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 8

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 500D

Mounts: Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron Finderscope 9x50

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MC

Focal reducers: Celestron .7x Focal Reducer

Software: PHD2 Guiding  ·  APT  ·  DeepSky Stacker 3.3.4 DSS 3.3.4  ·  Pisinsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS2 PS CS2


Dates:Feb. 15, 2015

Frames: 83x180" (4h 9')

Integration: 4h 9'

Avg. Moon age: 25.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.89%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 765868

RA center: 13h29m52s

DEC center: +47°1152

Orientation: 91.495 degrees

Field radius: 0.315 degrees


Resolution: 620x542

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