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 490 EX Mono

Mounts: iOptron GEM45

Guiding cameras: Starlight Express Lodestar X2 Autoguider

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFFX-1 Flattener

Software: Photoshop 2020  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator PRO  ·  Pixinsight  ·  Stark-Labs PHD2

Filters: Chroma technology Blue 36mm  ·  Chroma technology Green 36mm  ·  Chroma technology Red 36mm

Accessory: ZWO Off-Axis Guider  ·  ZWO EFW 36mm 7 Positions  ·  SkyShed Roll-off


Dates:May 6, 2021May 7, 2021

Frames:
Chroma technology Blue 36mm: 32x300" (2h 40') bin 1x1
Chroma technology Green 36mm: 32x300" (2h 40') bin 1x1
Chroma technology Red 36mm: 32x300" (2h 40') bin 1x1

Integration: 8h

Avg. Moon age: 25.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.00%


Astrometry.net job: 4487112

RA center: 13h 29' 52"

DEC center: +47° 11' 40"

Pixel scale: 0.812 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 171.261 degrees

Field radius: 0.439 degrees


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