M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy - 041316, 



    
        

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy - 041316

M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy - 041316, 



    
        

            drjhawk2000

M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy - 041316

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT90EDT

Imaging cameras: Canon 500D

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ST80

Guiding cameras: CCD Labs QHY5L-II-M

Focal reducers: Astro-Tech AT2FF

Software: StellariumScope  ·  AstroTortilla  ·  BackyardEOS  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  EQMOD


Dates:April 13, 2016

Frames: 28x300" (2h 20') ISO400

Integration: 2h 20'

Darks: 10

Flats: 30

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 6.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.81%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1039104


Resolution: 4600x2909

Locations: Backyard, Lawrence, KS, United States

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy - 041316, 



    
        

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