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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Frédéric Girard
M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C11 Edge HD

Imaging cameras: QSI 640 WSG

Mounts: Avalon Linear

Focal reducers: Celestron .7x Focal Reducer

Software: MaximDL  ·  PixInsight

Filters: astronomik Filtre

Accessory: Orion Star Shoot Autoguider  ·  phd guiding

Dates:March 25, 2015

Frames: 131x300"

Integration: 10.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.50%

Basic astrometry details job: 631439

RA center: 13h 29' 53"

DEC center: +47° 12' 57"

Orientation: 78.473 degrees

Field radius: 0.261 degrees

Resolution: 1787x1670


Mix LRVB Pixinsight AIP:

- L : 49x300s -20C bin 1x1
- R : 24x300s -20C bin 1x1
- V : 24x300s -20C bin 1x1
- B : 34x300s -20C bin 1x1

Bias = 150; Dark = 40; Flat = 5



Frédéric Girard
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons


  • M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Frédéric Girard
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    M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Frédéric Girard

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Frédéric Girard