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

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service TS Optics 80 mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5III174

Focal reducers: Telescope-Service TS 2" Flattener

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: ZWO red  ·  ZWO blue  ·  Baader Planetarium Ha 1.25" 7nm  ·  ZWO green  ·  Astronomik CLS

Accessory: ZWO EFW  ·  Baader Planetarium Steeltrack 2"


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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