Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5169  ·  NGC 5173  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  NGC 5198  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Brett Alcox
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Brett Alcox
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80 F7.5

Imaging cameras: Canon T2i

Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G Goto

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  BackyardEOS

Filters: Baader 2" Moon and Skyglow Filter


Dates:July 4, 2016

Frames: 11x150" (27' 30")

Integration: 27' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 0.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.00%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1145790

RA center: 13h29m51s

DEC center: +47°1138

Pixel scale: 1.474 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -94.481 degrees

Field radius: 1.068 degrees


Resolution: 4546x2557

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Brett Alcox