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



    
        

            Tobias Artinger
M51
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M51

M51, 



    
        

            Tobias Artinger
M51
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M51

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 23, 2017
Frames:
65×30(32′ 30″) ISO800
Integration:
32′ 30″
Darks:
20
Flats:
20
Bias:
27
Avg. Moon age:
24.76 days
Avg. Moon phase:
23.66%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1512966

RA center: 13h30m17s.8

DEC center: +47°0939

Pixel scale: 1.576 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 156.695 degrees

Field radius: 0.553 degrees

Resolution: 1929x1630

File size: 1.4 MB

Locations: Beyenburg, Wuppertal, NRW, Germany

Description

I thought it would be easy to take a picture of M51 that fast. Yes, it's true, but it won't reveal its real beauty without enough light-frames. Nevertheless, this is my first try on it.

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M51, 



    
        

            Tobias Artinger