Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Herwig Diessner
M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LX200 10" f/10 EMC

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1000D

Mounts: 10Micron GM3000 HPS

Focal reducers: Meade f/6.3 focal reducer/field flattener

Software: Fitswork4 Fitswork 4.4.7  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS 5  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool APT Astro Photography Tool  ·  DeepSky Stacker

Accessory: Baader Planetarium Observatory Dome 2.6m Economy Automatic


Dates:April 20, 2015

Frames: 35x600"

Integration: 5.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.09%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 692801

RA center: 13h 29' 53"

DEC center: +47° 11' 13"

Pixel scale: 0.598 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.882 degrees

Field radius: 0.254 degrees


Resolution: 620x428

Locations: Maria Späht Sternwarte, Friolzheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Herwig Diessner