Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  IC 4278  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Stan Smith
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 6, 2021 ·  May 7, 2021
Frames:
Chroma Blue: 32×300(2h 40′) bin 1×1
Chroma Green: 32×300(2h 40′) bin 1×1
Chroma Red: 32×300(2h 40′) bin 1×1
Integration:
8h
Avg. Moon age:
25.19 days
Avg. Moon phase:
20.00%

RA center: 13h29m52s.641

DEC center: +47°1140.50

Pixel scale: 0.812 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 171.261 degrees

Field radius: 0.439 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 2951x2539

File size: 3.6 MB

Locations: DarkSky Observatory (In My Back Yard), Westminster, SC, United States

Data source: Backyard

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Stan Smith