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M51

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion UK ODK 16"

Imaging cameras: Canon 5D mk II modifiziert

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1200 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 80 ED Black Diamond

Guiding cameras: Astrolumina ALCCD 5.2

Software: Photoshop  ·  AstroArt 5  ·  ACDSee 7


Dates:May 5, 2015

Frames: 18x300" (1h 30') ISO400

Integration: 1h 30'

Darks: 16

Flats: 20

Avg. Moon age: 16.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 98.10%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 629443

RA center: 13h29m24s.2

DEC center: +47°0809

Orientation: -1.106 degrees

Field radius: 0.436 degrees


Resolution: 5348x3576

Locations: Sternwarte, Hildesheim, Niedersachsen, Germany

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