Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 800

Imaging cameras: Canon 6D

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot Autoguider

Software: DeepSkyStacker 3.3.4  ·  Adobe Lightroom 5.5


Dates:May 14, 2015

Frames: 26x300" (2h 10') ISO1600

Integration: 2h 10'

Darks: 12

Flats: 20

Avg. Moon age: 25.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.50%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 637426

RA center: 13h29m54s.2

DEC center: +47°1221

Pixel scale: 0.627 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -80.306 degrees

Field radius: 0.389 degrees


Resolution: 3740x2442

Locations: Home, Marcy, NY, United States

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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