Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  IC 4278  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 70Da
Mounts
Star Adventurer
Filters
Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter
Software
Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight · Adobe Lightroom 6 (Adobe Lightroom)
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope
Guiding Cameras
Lacerta MGEN 2

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 16, 2017
Frames:
Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 50x150" (2h 5') ISO1600
Integration:
2h 5'
Darks:
21
Bias:
29
Avg. Moon age:
18.42 days
Avg. Moon phase:
85.60%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
6.00

RA center: 13h29m53s.96

DEC center: +47°1151.10

Pixel scale: 2.156 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -2.138 degrees

Field radius: 0.669 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 1857x1240

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland

Description

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f/5.6

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Description: DBE

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Description: Drizzle 2x resized

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