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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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M51

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:EdgeHD 8

Imaging camera:Atik One 6.0

Mount:SkyWatcher NEQ6 Pro Goto

Guiding telescope or lens:EdgeHD 8

Guiding camera:Atik GP Mono

Focal reducer:Celestron Focal Reducer x0.7

Software:Incanus APT Astro Photography ToolPHD2Pixinsight 1.8

Filter:Baader LRGB 1.25'' CCD Filters

Resolution: 2371x2063

Dates:Dec. 30, 2016Dec. 31, 2016March 13, 2018

Frames:
IDAS LPS D1: 25x1200" bin 1x1
IDAS LPS D1: 25x900" bin 1x1
Baader RGB 1.25'' CCD Filters: 39x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 17.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.22%

Mean SQM: 21.00

Astrometry.net job: 1971681

RA center: 202.465 degrees

DEC center: 47.221 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.456 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.209 degrees

Field radius: 0.199 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Balatonszárszó, Hungary

Description

Continuation of my last year project. Acquired more subs in L channel. Processing completely restarted: I used drizzle integration to enhance resolution and the picture is cropped back to bring the galaxy into the front.

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