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



    
        

            Francois Theriault
M-51 Whirlpool Galaxy in Canes Venatici
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M-51 Whirlpool Galaxy in Canes Venatici

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M-51 Whirlpool Galaxy in Canes Venatici, 



    
        

            Francois Theriault
M-51 Whirlpool Galaxy in Canes Venatici
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M-51 Whirlpool Galaxy in Canes Venatici

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Antares 200mm Newtonian f/5

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST8300M

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Starshoot Autoguider

Software: Adobe Photoshop 5 CS  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.4  ·  Nebulosity 3.1.X

Filters: Baader Planetariun LRGB filter set

Accessory: SBIG FW8-8300 Filter Wheel


Dates:June 5, 2015

Frames: 61x300"

Integration: 5.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.69 days

Avg. Moon phase: 90.65%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 658687

RA center: 13h 29' 58"

DEC center: +47° 13' 40"

Pixel scale: 0.738 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.573 degrees

Field radius: 0.615 degrees


Resolution: 4758x3660

Locations: Genesis Observatory, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

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M-51 Whirlpool Galaxy in Canes Venatici, 



    
        

            Francois Theriault