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            Stamatis Paraschakis
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M51

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Explorer PDS 130/650 f/5

Imaging cameras: Canon 600D Baader Mod

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Finder/Guider 9x50

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MC

Focal reducers: SkyWatcher Coma Corrector (x0.9)

Software: BackyardEOS  ·  PixInsight  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Deep Sky Stacker

Filters: Hutech IDAS 2" LPS D1


Dates:May 28, 2016

Frames:Hutech IDAS 2" LPS D1: 28x300" ISO1600

Integration: 2.3 hours

Darks: ~18

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 21.10 days

Avg. Moon phase: 61.01%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1124995

RA center: 13h 29' 55"

DEC center: +47° 14' 6"

Pixel scale: 1.509 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.323 degrees

Field radius: 1.157 degrees


Resolution: 4600x3050

Locations: Mount Parnon, Sparta, Laconia, Greece

Data source: Backyard

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