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Contains:  NGC 5198, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194, IC 4263, NGC 5173, NGC 5169
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M51 - old friend, new scope, 


M51 - old friend, new scope

M51 - old friend, new scope

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ 106ED

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 60Da

Mount:Sky-Watcher NEQ6

Guiding telescope or lens:Opticstar AR90 S

Guiding camera:QHY 5L II OSC QHY5L-II-C

Software:Photoshop CCDeepSkyStacker

Resolution: 3836x2811

Dates:April 21, 2015

Frames: 24x600"

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.76% job: 617557

RA center: 13h 29' 52"

DEC center: +47° 8' 34"

Pixel scale: 1.079 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 139.876 degrees

Field radius: 0.712

Locations: Home Observatory, Bamford, Derbyshire, United Kingdom



License: None (All rights reserved)

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M51 - old friend, new scope,