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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 152 mm Maksutov Newtonian

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1000Da

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ 6 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 9x50 finder

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN 2

Software: Fitswork  ·  Deep Sky Stacker  ·  Photoshop CS 2


Dates:March 18, 2015

Frames: 62x240" (4h 8') ISO800

Integration: 4h 8'

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 27.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.49%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 7.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3208670

RA center: 13h 29' 48"

DEC center: +47° 12' 21"

Pixel scale: 1.597 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.469 degrees

Field radius: 0.564 degrees


Resolution: 2124x1394

Description

50% Crop

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