Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
M51, the Whirlpool Galaxy & NGC 5195., 



    
        

            Ferran Ginebrosa
M51, the Whirlpool Galaxy & NGC 5195.
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M51, the Whirlpool Galaxy & NGC 5195.

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8

Imaging cameras: Canon 450D modified (IR filter removed)

Mounts: Meade LX90 12" Fork Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Eschenbach Cassegrain/Maksutov 500mm - f/5.6

Guiding cameras: Lunatico Astronomia QHY5

Focal reducers: Meade f6.3 focal reducer/field flattener

Software: Pixinsight LE  ·  Deepskystacker

Filters: Astronomik CLS Clip CLS clip-in

Accessory: MEADE Autostar 497


Dates:May 19, 2015

Frames:Astronomik CLS Clip CLS clip-in: 135x110" ISO800

Integration: 4.1 hours

Darks: ~10

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 1.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.28%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 20.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 648180

RA center: 13h 29' 49"

DEC center: +47° 10' 40"

Orientation: 177.658 degrees

Field radius: 0.535 degrees


Resolution: 620x406

Locations: MPC - K09 / Observatori Lliçà d'Amunt, Lliçà d'Amunt, Barcelona, Spain

Description

M51 & and his companion NGC 5195.

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Ferran Ginebrosa
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M51, the Whirlpool Galaxy & NGC 5195., 



    
        

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