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The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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The Whirlpool Galaxy

The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Lars Frogner
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The Whirlpool Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher Explorer 150PDS
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 1100D
Mounts
Sky-Watcher EQ5 Dual Axis Motors + Modded ST4 Guiding Port

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 13, 2015
Frames:
21x180" (1h 3')
Integration:
1h 3'
Avg. Moon age:
21.91 days
Avg. Moon phase:
52.49%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 640133

RA center: 13h29m54s.7

DEC center: +47°1138

Orientation: -94.030 degrees

Field radius: 0.877 degrees

Resolution: 3652x2573

Description

M51. Calibrated with dark, flat and bias frames. ISO 1600.

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Revisions

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The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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