Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC4278  ·  M 51  ·  M51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  NGC5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 "Whirlpool Galaxy" wide field - Final mix C8 & TSA102, 



    
        

            Jean-Baptiste Auroux
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M51 "Whirlpool Galaxy" wide field - Final mix C8 & TSA102

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

Avg. Moon age: 25.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.71%


Astrometry.net job: 1082175

RA center: 13h 29' 54"

DEC center: +47° 12' 31"

Pixel scale: 0.871 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -156.587 degrees

Field radius: 0.310 degrees


Resolution: 1933x1686

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

Data source: Backyard

Description

Final mix of 2 images : C8 + TSA 102 for the Galaxy (3h+3h) and TSA102 for wide field (3h).

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M51 "Whirlpool Galaxy" wide field - Final mix C8 & TSA102, 



    
        

            Jean-Baptiste Auroux