Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5473  ·  NGC 5477
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M101 from Urban Denver, 



    
        

            Ken Sturrock
M101 from Urban Denver
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M101 from Urban Denver

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M101 from Urban Denver, 



    
        

            Ken Sturrock
M101 from Urban Denver
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M101 from Urban Denver

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVQ-100

Imaging cameras: QSI 690 wsg-8

Mounts: Takahashi EM-200 Temma 2

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Software Bisque SkyX Professional (Macintosh)


Dates:July 19, 2017

Frames: 415x240"

Integration: 27.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.95%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1663313

RA center: 14h 3' 11"

DEC center: +54° 20' 56"

Pixel scale: 1.306 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.527 degrees

Field radius: 0.722 degrees


Resolution: 3100x2500

Description

LRGB + Ha of M101 taken from my yard in Denver, Colorado. The images were acquired between April and July of 2017.

I'm sure I could have processed it harder, and may still, but I reached a happy point and decided to quit for now.

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M101 from Urban Denver, 



    
        

            Ken Sturrock