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Contains:  IC 4263, M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Johan Bakker
M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky Watcher 190 MN DS Pro

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding cameras: ATIK Titan

Software: CloudMakers AstroImager  ·  CloudMakers AstroTelescope  ·  CloudMakers AstroGuider  ·  Affinity Photo  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Astronomic CLS-CCD

Dates:May 28, 2017

Frames: 15x90"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.55%

Basic astrometry details job: 1597691

RA center: 13h 29' 55"

DEC center: +47° 11' 45"

Pixel scale: 1.116 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.549 degrees

Field radius: 0.540 degrees

Resolution: 2880x1963

Locations: Back yard, Zoetermeer, ZH, Netherlands

Data source: Backyard


Ran into a new column defect of my Atik383L :-( Made some test subs of M51 to see if they can be removed with PI; they can :-)



Johan Bakker
License: Attribution Creative Commons


  • M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Johan Bakker
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    M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Johan Bakker


Description: Original version was tiff format; guess it didn't work well :-)

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Johan Bakker