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M51

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Equinox 80ED refractor / F L: 500mm (f/6.25)

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1100 D unfiltered

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Antares 80/480

Guiding cameras: QHY CCD QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducers: Orion Field Flattener

Software: PhD Guiding 2  ·  Iris  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Filters: Baader Planetarium 2" Moon and Skyglow Filter


Dates:April 6, 2015

Frames: 20x180"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 16.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.24%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 594123

RA center: 13h 30' 24"

DEC center: +47° 15' 14"

Pixel scale: 4.256 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 100.869 degrees

Field radius: 1.519 degrees


Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Vauvert, Vauvert, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Description

M51 with Equinox 80ED and EOS1100D (not unfiltered) in garden.

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