Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Kiko Fairbairn
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Kiko Fairbairn
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Software: ProDigital Software Astronomy tools for Photoshop  ·  Nik Colection Plugins  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  PixInsight


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Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 616614

RA center: 13h 29' 56"

DEC center: +47° 12' 39"

Pixel scale: 0.392 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 98.204 degrees

Field radius: 0.222 degrees


Resolution: 3288x2399

Description

The raw files for this image were kindly shared by the user Marco Bocchini (cicciobocc), in his Public Data Pool.

Bocchini's setup:

Meade acf10" f/10 Moravian G2 8300
Astronomik B 31 mm: 9x900" -30C bin 1x1
Astronomik G 31 mm: 9x900" -30C bin 1x1
Astronomik L 31 mm: 8x1200" -30C bin 1x1
Astronomik R 31 mm: 9x900" -30C bin 1x1

Thanks for this great shearing, Marco. It was a grate excercise! Best regards.

For processing this image I used a lot of Pixinsight. Finalized it in Photoshop CS5.

-Carlos Fairbairn

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Kiko Fairbairn