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, 



    
        

            Stan Smith
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Stan Smith
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Stellarvue SVX130T
Imaging Cameras
Atik 490EX Mono
Mounts
iOptron GEM45
Filters
Chroma Blue · Chroma Green · Chroma Red
Accessories
Stellarvue SFFX1 · ZWO EFW 7 x 36mm · ZWO OAG (Off-Axis Guider) · SkyShed Roll-off
Software
Adobe Photoshop · Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro (SGP) · Open PHD Guiding project PHD2 · Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight
Guiding Cameras
Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 6, 2021 ·  May 7, 2021
Frames:
Chroma Blue: 32x300" (2h 40') bin 1x1
Chroma Green: 32x300" (2h 40') bin 1x1
Chroma Red: 32x300" (2h 40') bin 1x1
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

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

Data source: Backyard

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Stan Smith