Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
"Cosmic jacuzzi - Messier 51", 



    
        

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"Cosmic jacuzzi - Messier 51"
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"Cosmic jacuzzi - Messier 51"

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 800

Imaging cameras: Atik 460 EX Mono

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS Optics 60mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN2

Focal reducers: Astro Physics CCDT67

Software: PixInsight  ·  CCDciel

Filters: Baader Planetarium LRGB 1.25"


Dates:April 11, 2016

Frames: 105x120" (3h 30') -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 3h 30'

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~69

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 4.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.20%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1037183

RA center: 13h 29' 52"

DEC center: +47° 11' 52"

Pixel scale: 1.251 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -165.074 degrees

Field radius: 0.246 degrees


Resolution: 620x561

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"Cosmic jacuzzi - Messier 51", 



    
        

            carl0s