Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  M 63  ·  NGC 5055  ·  NGC 5194  ·  Sunflower galaxy  ·  The star 21CVn  ·  The star 24CVn  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M-51 Whirlpool Galaxy, M-63 Sunflower, 


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M-51 Whirlpool Galaxy, M-63 Sunflower
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M-51 Whirlpool Galaxy, M-63 Sunflower

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm f/2 Samyang 1:2.0/135mm ED/UMC

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 600D

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80 Guide Scope

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight Core 1.8  ·  BinaryRivers Corporation Backyard EOS V3 Premium  ·  Stark Labs PHD 2.5

Accessory: Toshiba Satellite Laptop

Dates:July 13, 2017

40x60" ISO400 bin 1x1
7x90" ISO400 bin 1x1
15x30" ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~60

Flats: ~60

Bias: ~60

Avg. Moon age: 18.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 82.50%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1652033

RA center: 13h 23' 26"

DEC center: +46° 37' 58"

Pixel scale: 6.831 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.858 degrees

Field radius: 5.865 degrees

Resolution: 5146x3425

Locations: Monegrillo, Monegrillo, Zaragoza, Spain



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M-51 Whirlpool Galaxy, M-63 Sunflower, 


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