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M51, 



    
        

            Fernando Huet
M51
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M51

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop-Service TS 130/915 APO

Imaging cameras: Canon 40D

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ-6 Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics ZenithStar 80 II ED APO

Guiding cameras: QHY 5

Focal reducers: Teleskop-Service 3" Flattener

Software: PixInsight  ·  Stark Labs pHD guiding pHD  ·  Binary Rivers Backyard EOS

Filters: HUTECH IDAS LPS P2


Dates:Feb. 9, 2013

Frames: 19x600"

Integration: 3.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.87%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 84564

RA center: 13h 29' 29"

DEC center: +47° 13' 55"

Pixel scale: 1.284 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.396 degrees

Field radius: 0.830 degrees


Resolution: 3880x2572

Locations: Casa, Polop de la Marina, Alicante, Spain

Description

M51 desde casa. Mucha contaminación lumínica.

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M51, 



    
        

            Fernando Huet