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Contains:  IC 4263, M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy
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M 51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Thomas Westphal
M 51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy
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M 51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Dates:March 12, 2016

Frames: 1x46500" bin 0x0

Integration: 12.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.41%

Basic astrometry details job: 1014832

RA center: 13h 30' 3"

DEC center: +47° 16' 33"

Pixel scale: 1.229 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.923 degrees

Field radius: 0.670 degrees

Resolution: 3110x2388

Locations: OL Sternwarte / OL observatory, Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany


M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy
(data collected between 27.02. - 12.03.16)

Aufnahmedaten / exposure data:

L => 54 x 400 sec. bin 1x1

R => 22 x 300 sec. bin 1x1
G => 18 x 300 sec. bin 1x1
B => 43 x 300 sec. bin 1x1



Thomas Westphal
License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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M 51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Thomas Westphal