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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            José J. Chambó
Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:IAC80 Telescope

Imaging camera:IAC CAMELOT Imager

Software:IrisPixInsight LE

Resolution: 800x800

Dates:May 27, 2011

Frames: 1x120" bin 1x1

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.33% job: 109137

RA center: 202.487 degrees

DEC center: 47.224 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.781 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.962 degrees

Field radius: 0.123 degrees

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


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)



José J. Chambó
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            José J. Chambó