Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  NGC 5198  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51whirlpool galaxy

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro RC 8"

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 450Da

Mounts: NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro RC 8"

Guiding cameras: QHY6

Focal reducers: CCDT67

Software: PHD Guiding 2  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1  ·  Pixinsight Core 1.8

Accessory: Vimech EQ6 wedge  ·  Lacerta Off Axis Guider - for Canon EOS cameras  ·  Gerd Neumann Aurora Flat-Field Panel 230mm


Dates:May 20, 2015May 23, 2015

Frames:
5x420" ISO800
10x480" ISO800

Integration: 1.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.90%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 17.50


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 652014

RA center: 13h 29' 46"

DEC center: +47° 12' 46"

Orientation: 53.668 degrees

Field radius: 0.604 degrees


Resolution: 620x393

Locations: Mazet, Beauvoisin, Gard, France

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