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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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M51 (Whirlpool Galaxy), 


            Joel Shepherd
M51 (Whirlpool Galaxy)

M51 (Whirlpool Galaxy)

Technical card

Resolution: 1902x1404

Dates:June 8, 2015

Frames: 16x120"

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 63.18% job: 703226

RA center: 13h 29' 50"

DEC center: +47° 12' 46"

Pixel scale: 0.830 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -44.320 degrees

Field radius: 0.273

Locations: Home, Seattle, WA, United States


Kind of a noisy image, but decidedly M51.



Joel Shepherd
License: Attribution Creative Commons

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Sky plot


M51 (Whirlpool Galaxy), 


            Joel Shepherd