Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 Crop

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f/4.9 Newtonian

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1100Da

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80 f/5

Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot autoguider (SSAG)

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  EQASCOM  ·  Backyard EOS  ·  Stellarium  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4  ·  Astronomy tools

Filters: Astronomik CLS CCD EOS Clip

Accessory: Baader MPCC Mark III (Coma Corrector)


Dates:April 12, 2015

Frames: 30x240"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.22%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 824412

RA center: 13h 29' 53"

DEC center: +47° 12' 14"

Pixel scale: 1.055 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -100.575 degrees

Field radius: 0.219 degrees


Resolution: 1256x817

Locations: Home observatory, Ashfield, Massachusetts, United States

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