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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Graem Lourens
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Graem Lourens
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Evostar 80ED

Imaging cameras: ATIK 460EX Mono

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher ST80

Guiding cameras: QHY CCD QHY5L-II Mono

Focal reducers: Skywatcher 0.85x Focal Reducer/Corrector

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Baader Planetarium LRGB CCD 1.25"


Frames: 1x68400" (19h)

Integration: 19h


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1528376

RA center: 13h29m44s.4

DEC center: +47°1030

Pixel scale: 2.848 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 102.170 degrees

Field radius: 0.773 degrees


Resolution: 1600x1120

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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