Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 200mm f/4 Newtonian astrograph

Imaging cameras: Canon T3i

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80mm f/5 ST80 Guidescope

Software: dss

Accessory: Baader MPCC MPCC MarkIII


Dates:March 21, 2015

Frames: 11x600" (1h 50')

Integration: 1h 50'

Avg. Moon age: 1.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.81%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 611437

RA center: 13h 30' 21"

DEC center: +47° 10' 26"

Orientation: 176.368 degrees

Field radius: 0.464 degrees


Resolution: 2424x1853

Locations: John Landreneau, Pawcatuck, CT, United States

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