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Contains:  IC 4263, IC4263, IC4278, M 51, M51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, NGC5195, Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 -SVA130 First Light, 


            Bob J
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M51 -SVA130 First Light

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Stellarvue SVA 130-T

Imaging cameras:Starlight Xpress Trius SX-694 Mono

Mounts:Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Astro-Tech AT66ED

Guiding cameras:Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software:Sequence Generator ProPHD 2PixInsight 1.8


Accessory:SX USB Filter WheelStarizona MicroTouch Autofocuser

Dates:April 13, 2016

B: 10x300" -20C bin 1x1
G: 10x300" -20C bin 1x1
L: 14x300" -20C bin 1x1
R: 10x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.7 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 6.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.81%

Temperature: 3.00 job: 1039762

RA center: 13h 29' 52"

DEC center: +47° 11' 39"

Pixel scale: 1.032 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.842 degrees

Field radius: 0.471 degrees

Resolution: 2578x2036

Data source: Backyard


First image with the 130...Unfortunately there was a 1st quarter moon. Still very pleased!



Bob J
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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M51 -SVA130 First Light, 


            Bob J

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