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The Whirlpool Galaxy

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The Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Explorer 150PDS

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1100D

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ5 Dual Axis Motors + Modded ST4 Guiding Port


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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