Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  M101  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5473  ·  NGC 5477  ·  NGC5447  ·  NGC5449  ·  NGC5450  ·  NGC5451  ·  NGC5453  ·  NGC5455  ·  NGC5461  ·  NGC5462  ·  NGC5471  ·  NGC5473  ·  NGC5477  ·  Pinwheel galaxy
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M 101 Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

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M 101 Pinwheel Galaxy

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M 101 Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

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M 101 Pinwheel Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-85

Imaging cameras: Atik 460 EX Mono

Mounts: Synta NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-85

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  MaximDL 5  ·  CCD Commander

Filters: Astrodon Red G2E  ·  Astrodon Green G2E  ·  Astrodon Blue G2E  ·  Astrodon Luminance G2E

Accessory: Starlight Xpress OAG  ·  Starlight Xpress Filter-wheel 7x1,25"


Dates:April 19, 2015April 20, 2015April 21, 2015

Frames:
Astrodon Blue G2E: 5x600" (50') -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green G2E: 5x600" (50') -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance G2E: 12x600" (2h) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red G2E: 4x600" (40') -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4h 20'

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 1.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.86%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 3285716

RA center: 14h 3' 10"

DEC center: +54° 21' 12"

Pixel scale: 2.078 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.607 degrees

Field radius: 0.968 degrees


Resolution: 2634x2076

Locations: My Garden Place, Lilienthal, Niedersachsen, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

M 101, the Pinwheel Galaxy, in a wide field. Total exposure time was limited, the nights are getting shorter here and the moon is coming back...

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M 101 Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            JuergenB