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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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M51 Whirlpool - no guiding, 


M51 Whirlpool - no guiding

M51 Whirlpool - no guiding

Technical card

Resolution: 4593x3498

Dates:April 22, 2017April 23, 2017April 24, 2017April 26, 2017

Baader Blue 36 mm Baader BLue: 40x300" bin 1x1
Baader Green 36 mm: 40x300" bin 1x1
Baader Luminance: 40x300" bin 1x1
Baader Red Filter 36mm Baader Red: 40x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 13.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.55% job: 1590436

RA center: 202.469 degrees

DEC center: 47.193 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.393 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 137.244 degrees

Field radius: 0.315 degrees

Locations: E-EYE, Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain


The smaller companion is stripped of blue start making gas regions and is slowly digested. I was struggling with haze in recent weeks and color calibration was more difficult than usual



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M51 Whirlpool - no guiding,