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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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M51 Full Field, 





    
        

            Rowland Archer
M51 Full Field

M51 Full Field

Technical card

Resolution: 1365x891

Dates:April 5, 2017

Frames: 90x30"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.52%

Astrometry.net job: 1529823

RA center: 202.474 degrees

DEC center: 47.195 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.496 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -148.354 degrees

Field radius: 0.339 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Wake Forest, NC, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Second image with pretty much all new setup. Half moon up but couldn't wait! L: 90x30sec, RGB 30x30sec, H 45x60sec. Galaxies not the best target for this rig but still nice to see what's possible with a couple hours of data from a yellow/orange zone border and a moon casting shadows.

Comments

Author

Vassar1976
Rowland Archer
License: None (All rights reserved)
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Revisions

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            Rowland Archer
    Original
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    B
  • Final
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    C

B

Same image zoomed in on M51. 25% Ha added to R channel.

C

Increased color saturation a bit.

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M51 Full Field, 





    
        

            Rowland Archer