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

Image of the day 02/05/2018

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    M51  The Whirlpool Galaxy, 





    
        

            Toshiya Arai
    M51  The Whirlpool Galaxy

    M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi CCA250

    Imaging cameras:QHYCCD QHY16200A MonoZWO ASI1600MM-CoolQSI6120ws

    Mount:Skywatcher EQ8

    Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi GT-40

    Guiding camera:Starlight Xpress Lodestar2

    Software:Adobe Photoship CC 2017PixInsight 1.8FlatAidePro

    Resolution: 2783x4167

    Dates:March 7, 2017Jan. 27, 2018

    Frames:
    Astrodon H-alpha 5nm: 9x600"
    Astrodon H-alpha 5nm: 20x180" (gain: 200.00)
    Astrodon True Balance E series II Luminance: 18x300"
    Astrodon True Balance E series II Luminance: 4x600"
    Astrodon True Balance E series II Luminance: 20x180" (gain: 200.00)
    Astrodon True Balance E series II Red, Green, Blue: 12x300"

    Integration: 6.7 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 9.83 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 74.83%

    Astrometry.net job: 1908205

    RA center: 202.475 degrees

    DEC center: 47.214 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.511 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 0.120 degrees

    Field radius: 0.356 degrees

    Locations: Komachi, Tsuchiura-city, Ibaraki, Japan

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    M51  The Whirlpool Galaxy, 





    
        

            Toshiya Arai