Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51

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M51

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge HD 800

Imaging cameras: Canon 5D Mark II

Mounts: Celestron CGEM

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Software: Luc Coiffier's DeekSkyStacker  ·  Backyard EOS  ·  Photoshop CC


Dates:July 13, 2015

Frames: 15x200" (50')

Integration: 50'

Avg. Moon age: 27.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.07%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1725622

RA center: 13h29m12s.2

DEC center: +47°1355

Pixel scale: 3.356 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.877 degrees

Field radius: 0.538 degrees


Resolution: 960x640

Data source: Backyard

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