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M51 "Whirlpool Galaxy" - 6h APN mix with TSA102 and C8, 



    
        

            Jean-Baptiste Auroux
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M51 "Whirlpool Galaxy" - 6h APN mix with TSA102 and C8

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TSA 102

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1100D / Rebel T3

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro Professional 66/400 ED

Guiding cameras: M42 Optic PLA-M

Focal reducers: Celestron 0.63x Focal Reducer/Flattener  ·  Takahashi TOA-RD

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Photoshop  ·  PHD Guiding 2


Dates:May 1, 2016May 4, 2016

Frames: 73x300" ISO800

Integration: 6.1 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~24

Bias: ~400

Avg. Moon age: 25.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.71%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 1287974

RA center: 13h 29' 52"

DEC center: +47° 11' 37"

Pixel scale: 0.852 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -106.797 degrees

Field radius: 0.559 degrees


Resolution: 3850x2736

Locations: Fouras, Fouras, Charente-Maritime, France; Ury, Ury, Seine-et-Marne, France

Data source: Backyard

Description

Mix of 2 images :
- 3h with TSA102
- 3h05 with C8

Processed with Pixinsight 1.8.

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M51 "Whirlpool Galaxy" - 6h APN mix with TSA102 and C8, 



    
        

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