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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51
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M51

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f/5 Newton

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5100

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro GoTo

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ST 80

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot autoguider

Software: O'Telescope BackyardNikon  ·  PixInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended

Accessory: Baader RCC-1 Coma Corrector


Frames: 24x600" ISO200

Integration: 4.0 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~10


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 571019

RA center: 13h 29' 57"

DEC center: +47° 12' 14"

Pixel scale: 0.956 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -95.629 degrees

Field radius: 0.297 degrees


Resolution: 1813x1306

Description

Luminance image of M51, aka the whirlpool galaxy, taken with a mono modded Nikon D5100.

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