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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy
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M 51, 


            Jens Zippel
M 51
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: LACERTA Newton ohne Namen 10"

Imaging cameras: Atik 460EX Mono

Mounts: EQ8

Software: Photoshop CS6  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight V1.8  ·  Maxim DL Pro 6

Filters: Astrodon RGB E-Series  ·  Astrodon Luminance E-Series

Accessory: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Dates:Feb. 8, 2018Feb. 9, 2018

Astrodon Luminance E-Series: 53x360" bin 1x1
Astrodon RGB E-Series: 44x360" bin 1x1

Integration: 9.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.35 days

Avg. Moon phase: 37.45%

Basic astrometry details job: 1925560

RA center: 13h 29' 56"

DEC center: +47° 11' 20"

Pixel scale: 0.936 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.536 degrees

Field radius: 0.320 degrees

Resolution: 1920x1540

Locations: Upper Borg Observatory, Bremen, Bremen, Germany


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Found an asteroid in the raw data. Here ist the movie:
Does anybody knows if it is a known object? Captured on 9th february 2018 between 23:00 and 4:00.



Jens Zippel
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons


    M 51, 


            Jens Zippel
  • Final
    M 51, 


            Jens Zippel


Description: 60% crop of the original version.

Sky plot

Sky plot


M 51, 


            Jens Zippel