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



    
        

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Messier 51 LRGB Whirlpool Galaxy
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Messier 51 LRGB Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Themis Karteris
Messier 51 LRGB Whirlpool Galaxy
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f/8 RC carbon fiber RC 8" Carbon

Imaging cameras: QHY CCD QHY9M

Mounts: NEQ6 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS OPTICS 80mm Big Finderscope 328mm

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar guide camera

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD Guiding  ·  PixInsight 1.8  ·  DeepSky Stacker Deepsky Astronomy Software  ·  Photoshop CS CS6

Filters: Baader Planetarium LRGB 2"

Accessory: Moonlite CF 2" focuser


Dates:June 11, 2015

Frames: 120x300" (10h)

Integration: 10h

Avg. Moon age: 24.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.49%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 714262

RA center: 13h 29' 50"

DEC center: +47° 11' 38"

Pixel scale: 0.703 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.313 degrees

Field radius: 0.381 degrees


Resolution: 3085x2390

Locations: Kos island, Kos, Greece

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Messier 51 LRGB Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Themis Karteris