Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4278  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) in HaLRGB, 



    
        

            Jose Carballada
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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) in HaLRGB

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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) in HaLRGB, 



    
        

            Jose Carballada
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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) in HaLRGB

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO RC8 Carbon Fiber
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool
Mounts
Skywatcher AZ EQ-6 GT
Filters
ZWO red · ZWO blue · Baader Planetarium Ha 1.25" 7nm · ZWO green · Astronomik CLS
Accessories
ZWO EFW · Baader Planetarium Steeltrack 2" · Telescope-Service TS 2" Flattener
Software
Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight · Seqence Generator Pro
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Teleskop Service TS Optics 80 mm Guide Scope
Guiding Cameras
QHYCCD QHY5III174

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 3, 2017
Frames:
Astronomik CLS: 65x90" (1h 37' 30") (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Ha 1.25" 7nm: 7x300" (35') (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO blue: 25x60" (25') (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO green: 25x60" (25') (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO red: 28x60" (28') (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Integration:
3h 30' 30"
Avg. Moon age:
5.24 days
Avg. Moon phase:
27.98%

RA center: 13h29m52s.970

DEC center: +47°1227.94

Pixel scale: 0.480 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.927 degrees

Field radius: 0.345 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4156x3076

Locations: Berga Resort, Berga, Barcelona, Spain

Data source: Backyard

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B

Description: New Process

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C

Description: Adding Ha

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D

Description: Less Ha red channel

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E

Description: Not so dramatic.

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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) in HaLRGB, 



    
        

            Jose Carballada

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