Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó
Whirlpool Galaxy
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Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
IAC80 Telescope
Imaging Cameras
IAC CAMELOT Imager
Software
PixInsight LE · Iris

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 27, 2011
Frames:
1x120" (2') bin 1x1
Integration:
2'
Avg. Moon age:
24.57 days
Avg. Moon phase:
25.33%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 109137

RA center: 13h29m56s.9

DEC center: +47°1326

Pixel scale: 0.781 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.962 degrees

Field radius: 0.123 degrees

Resolution: 620x620

Locations: Las Cañadas del Teide - Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain), None

Description

Whirlpool is the classical spiral galaxy placed in the constellation of Greyhounds, also it was one of the objects obtained by Alfred Rosenberg and Daniel López through the IAC-80 telescope in Teide Observatory during an online session of "TeleAstronomía" to which I attended on May 2011.

More info into the Blog  C O M E T O G R A F I A(in Spanish)

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Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            José J. Chambó