Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5457
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M101 (Pinwheel Galaxy)
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M101 (Pinwheel Galaxy)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" EdgeHD

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS Rebel T5i

Mounts: Advanced VX

Focal reducers: Celestron 0.7X

Software: PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Astronomik EOS Clip-Filter CLS

Accessory: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider  ·  Bahtinov Mask


Dates:April 16, 2015

Frames: 63x120" (2h 6')

Integration: 2h 6'

Avg. Moon age: 26.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.55%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 607061

RA center: 14h03m03s

DEC center: +54°2045

Pixel scale: 0.603 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -45.934 degrees

Field radius: 0.307 degrees


Resolution: 814x960

Locations: Home, Rancho Santa Fe, California, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

63L, 20D, 20B - 120 sec @1600 ISO. CCD temperature started at 33C and went down to 22C by 2 AM.

Basic Photoshop processing with Curves and Levels. Will try reprocessing in PI.

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