Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  M101  ·  NGC 5422  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5473  ·  NGC 5474  ·  NGC 5485  ·  NGC5422  ·  NGC5447  ·  NGC5449  ·  NGC5450  ·  NGC5451  ·  NGC5453  ·  NGC5455  ·  NGC5461  ·  NGC5462  ·  NGC5471  ·  NGC5473  ·  NGC5474  ·  NGC5477  ·  NGC5484  ·  NGC5485  ·  NGC5486  ·  Pinwheel galaxy
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Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

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Pinwheel Galaxy

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Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            Nikita Misiura
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Pinwheel Galaxy

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106EDXIII

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106EDXIII

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS3  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-series gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2

Accessory: Robofocus  ·  DewBuster Dew Controller


Dates:March 1, 2016March 2, 2016March 3, 2016March 4, 2016March 5, 2016March 6, 2016March 10, 2016March 11, 2016March 15, 2016March 16, 2016March 17, 2016March 18, 2016March 30, 2016March 31, 2016

Frames:
Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 16x1800" (8h) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 20x600" (3h 20') -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 20x600" (3h 20') -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 24x900" (6h) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 16x600" (2h 40') -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 23h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 16.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.13%


Astrometry.net job: 1352961

RA center: 14h 3' 11"

DEC center: +54° 20' 59"

Pixel scale: 2.101 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.911 degrees

Field radius: 1.214 degrees


Resolution: 3326x2504

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Unknown

Description

A nice one! With lots and lots of smaller galaxies around!

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Description: Close up on some nice surrounding galaxies.

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