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            Jammie Thouin
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M51

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion 8" f/4.9 Newtonian
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 1100Da
Mounts
Orion Atlas EQ-G
Filters
Astronomik CLS CCD EOS Clip
Accessories
Baader MPCC Mark III (Coma Corrector)
Software
PHD Guiding · EQASCOM · Backyard EOS · Stellarium · Photoshop CS5 · Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4 · Astronomy tools
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion ShortTube 80 f/5
Guiding Cameras
Orion Star Shoot autoguider (SSAG)

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 12, 2015
Frames:
30x240" (2h)
Integration:
2h
Avg. Moon age:
22.50 days
Avg. Moon phase:
46.22%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 602556

RA center: 13h29m45s.1

DEC center: +47°1113

Orientation: -100.561 degrees

Field radius: 0.743 degrees

Resolution: 4236x2816

Locations: Home observatory, Ashfield, Massachusetts, United States

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    Original
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    B
  • Final
    M51, 



    
        

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    C

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