Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5477
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Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy - LRGB-Ha, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy - LRGB-Ha
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Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy - LRGB-Ha

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Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy - LRGB-Ha, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy - LRGB-Ha
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Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy - LRGB-Ha

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Imaging cameras: QHY163M

Mounts: Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Astro Pixel Processor

Filters: Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance H-alpha 5 nm 36mm  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm

Accessory: QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  Feathertouch 2" focuser  ·  QHYCCD QHY CCD Filter Wheel 7 x 36mm  ·  QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:March 18, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 50x60" (50') (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 50x60" (50') (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 90x30" (45') (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 50x60" (50') (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance H-alpha 5 nm 36mm: 23x180" (1h 9') (gain: 120.00) -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 4h 24'

Darks: 86

Flats: 30

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 0.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.01%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1974054

RA center: 14h03m09s.4

DEC center: +54°2103

Pixel scale: 0.731 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.374 degrees

Field radius: 0.590 degrees


Resolution: 4639x3492

Locations: Starbase Walden, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy - LRGB-Ha, 



    
        

            Eric Walden