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M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy, 


            Thomas Westphal

M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA10N-OK3 10" f/3.6 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2-8300

Mounts: ASA Astrosysteme DDM 60 Pro

Focal reducers: ASA Wynne 3" Corrector 0.95x

Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool  ·  ASA Autoslew, Sequence, MLTP  ·  PixInsight, Photoshop, Deep Sky Stacker, Stellarium, Autoslew, Sequence, Maxim DL5, PinPoint

Filters: Baader Planetarium Baader 36mm LRGB  ·  Baader Planetarium Baader 36mm Ha SIII OII

Accessory: Moravian Instrument External Filter wheel 10x36mm unmounted

Dates:May 6, 2016

Frames: 1x72480"

Integration: 20.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.14%

Basic astrometry details job: 1071965

Resolution: 3264x2418

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


M 101 - spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major
(data collected between 07.07. - 06.05.16)

Aufnahmedaten / exposure data:

L => 167 x 300 sec. bin 1x1
Ha => 22 x 300 sec. bin 1x1
R => 22 x 180 sec. bin 1x1 + 8 x 300 sec. bin 1x1
G => 17 x 180 sec. bin 1x1
B => 22 x 180 sec. bin 1x1 + 8 x 300 sec. bin 1x1



Thomas Westphal
License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons


M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy, 


            Thomas Westphal