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Contains:  NGC 5229, NGC 5198, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194, IC 4263, NGC 5169
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M51, 





    
        

            tphelan88
M51

M51

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Imaging telescope or lens:Sky-Watcher ED80

Imaging camera:NIKON D3100

Mount:Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial

Software:Deep Sky StackerAdobe Photoshop CS5

Resolution: 4536x2970

Dates:May 15, 2015

Frames: 41x180" ISO800

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~15

Bias: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 26.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.49%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Astrometry.net job: 661137

RA center: 202.714 degrees

DEC center: 47.160 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.728 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -79.739 degrees

Field radius: 1.301 degrees

Locations: Vienna, MD, Vienna, Maryland, United States

Description

Revisit of my earlier M51 image using HLVG and Gradient Xterminator plugins for Photoshop CS2

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License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons
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