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Messier 101, 



    
        

            Jenafan
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Messier 101

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Messier 101, 



    
        

            Jenafan
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Messier 101

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" SCT

Imaging cameras: Canon 600Da (modified)

Mounts: Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher finder scope 9x50

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD 5L-IIm

Focal reducers: TS-Optics F6.3 Focal reducer

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight 8.1


Dates:April 1, 2016

Frames: 15x300" (1h 15')

Integration: 1h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 22.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 41.14%


Astrometry.net job: 1675431

RA center: 14h 3' 22"

DEC center: +54° 23' 5"

Pixel scale: 0.726 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -17.523 degrees

Field radius: 0.440 degrees


Resolution: 3500x2606

Locations: 10km outside of my hometown, Jena, Thüringen, Germany

Data source: Traveller

Description

This huge spiral galaxy was my first work with the C8/f6.3 and DSLR.

No dithering and only a few frames .

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Messier 101, 



    
        

            Jenafan