Contains:NGC 5198, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194, IC 4263, NGC 5173, NGC 5169

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    Galactic Practices Cannibalism in M51, 


        Alberto Pisabarro
    Galactic Practices Cannibalism in M51

    Galactic Practices Cannibalism in M51

    Technical card

    Resolution: 4432x3520

    Dates: Jan. 20, 2018Jan. 26, 2018Feb. 8, 2018Feb. 10, 2018

    Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 20x1200" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2: 15x1200" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 55x900" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Generation 2: 18x1200" -20C bin 1x1

    Integration: 31.4 hours

    Darks: ~40

    Flats: ~30

    Bias: ~60

    Avg. Moon age: 14.93 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 36.02%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00 job: 1963064

    RA center: 202.469 degrees

    DEC center: 47.193 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.070 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 194.712 degrees

    Field radius: 0.841 degrees

    Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

    Data source: Unknown


    It has been acquired from the remote observatory Deep Sky West in Rowe New Mexico, where my dear friends and fellow fans Jim Y Linda Powell has hosted her great team.



    Alberto Pisabarro
    License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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    Galactic Practices Cannibalism in M51, 


        Alberto Pisabarro

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