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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194, IC 4263
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            Chris Spenner
M51

M51

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TEC 140 APO ED

Imaging camera:QSI 583ws

Mount:Takahashi EM 200 Temma 2

Software:PixInsight 1.8Cyanogen Maxim DL5

Filter:LRGB

Resolution: 2002x1768

Dates:June 30, 2011

Frames: 40x300"

Integration: 3.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.87%

Astrometry.net job: 622928

RA center: 202.350 degrees

DEC center: 47.109 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.128 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -98.968 degrees

Field radius: 0.419 degrees

Locations: Golden State Star Party, Adin, CA, United States

Description

Captured at the 2011 Golden State Star Party as a first test of my QSI camera and TEC 140.

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Chris Spenner
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