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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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Messier 51, 





    
        

            Jenafan
Messier 51

Messier 51

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron 8" SCT

Imaging camera:Canon 600Da (modified)

Mount:Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5

Guiding telescope or lens:Sky-Watcher finder scope 9x50

Guiding camera:QHYCCD 5L-IIm

Focal reducer:TS-Optics F6.3 Focal reducer

Software:Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight 8.1

Resolution: 3507x2529

Dates:May 2, 2016

Frames: 10x600"

Integration: 1.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.05%

Astrometry.net job: 1675436

RA center: 202.470 degrees

DEC center: 47.230 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.618 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -17.175 degrees

Field radius: 0.371 degrees

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

Data source: Traveller

Description

unfortunately with a slight guiding error...

C8/f6.3 with DSLR

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Messier 51, 





    
        

            Jenafan