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M51 - LRGB, 



    
        

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M51 - LRGB

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M51 - LRGB, 



    
        

            Tim Maciolek
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M51 - LRGB

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TEC 140ED

Imaging cameras: QSI 6120wsg-8

Mounts: Paramount MX

Guiding cameras: Starlight Express Lodestar autoguider

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics QUAD TCC 0.72x

Software: Bisque Software The Sky X  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon RGB E-Series


Dates:March 2, 2017

Frames: 74x420" (8h 38')

Integration: 8h 38'

Avg. Moon age: 4.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.27%


Astrometry.net job: 3965859

RA center: 14h 3' 9"

DEC center: +54° 22' 27"

Pixel scale: 0.912 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.569 degrees

Field radius: 0.568 degrees


Resolution: 3654x2590

Description

Working on easy targets to improve processing skills.

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Description: learning a bit more with curves and saturation. Probably overdone a bit, and need to work on masking off stars.

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M51 - LRGB, 



    
        

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