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Contains:  NGC 5198, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194, IC 4263, NGC 5173, NGC 5169
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M51 Whirlpool, 


            Lukasz Socha
M51 Whirlpool

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TS Optics TS 130 f/7 APO

Imaging camera:Atik 383L+ mono

Mount:SW EQ6 Synscan mount EQ6

Guiding telescope or lens:TS Optics TS 130 f/7 APO

Guiding camera:QHY6

Focal reducer:TS 0.79x 3" FR/FF

Software:PixInsightCyanogen Maxim DL5Photoshop CS2

Filters:Baader L 36mmBaader B 36mmBaader G 36mmBaader OIII 36mm

Resolution: 1908x1406

Dates:June 10, 2016

Frames: 56x300"

Integration: 4.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.09% job: 1343009

RA center: 202.474 degrees

DEC center: 46.906 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.503 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.708 degrees

Field radius: 0.824 degrees


160 minutes luminance plus 3x40 minutes RGB



Lukasz Socha
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M51 Whirlpool, 


            Lukasz Socha