Contains: NGC 5229, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5169
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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 4290x2856

Dates: Aug. 19, 2012

Frames: 15x180"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.09%

Astrometry.net job: 111554

RA center: 202.349 degrees

DEC center: 47.350 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.512 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.025 degrees

Field radius: 1.798 degrees

Description

My second attempt at M51

15x180s Lights
15x180s Darks
15x1/4000s Bias
Artificial Flat applied in PhotoShop

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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, SmokinTuna