Contains: NGC 5198, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194, IC 4263, NGC 5169
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M 51

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Imaging telescope or lens: Meade 10" F/4 Schmidt Newtonian

Imaging camera: Canon 600D

Mount: Skywatcher EQ 6 Syn Scan

Guiding telescope or lens: Skywatcher 8X50 Sucher

Guiding camera: Astrolumina Alccd5L-IIc

Software: PixInsight 1.8 PixInsinght 1.8 RC7

Accessory: Baader MPCC Mark III

Resolution: 4830x3132

Dates: March 27, 2017

Frames: 30x300" ISO800

Integration: 2.5 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 28.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.52%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 6.00

Astrometry.net job: 1526335

RA center: 202.530 degrees

DEC center: 47.210 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.869 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -85.162 degrees

Field radius: 0.695 degrees

Locations: Irgendwo in Hessen, Hessen, Hessen, Germany

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