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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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M51 Firstlight RC 8, 





    
        

            RolfW
M51 Firstlight RC 8

M51 Firstlight RC 8

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO RC8"

Mount:Skywatcher EQ 6 Syn Scan

Guiding telescope or lens:Skywatcher 8X50 Sucher

Guiding camera:Lacerta MGEN

Software:PixInsight 1.8 PixInsinght 1.8 RC7

Resolution: 3730x2600

Dates:March 19, 2018

Frames: 30x300" ISO800

Integration: 2.5 hours

Darks: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 1.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.27%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: -5.00

Astrometry.net job: 1974979

RA center: 202.499 degrees

DEC center: 47.192 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.553 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.465 degrees

Field radius: 0.349 degrees

Locations: Irgendwo in Hessen, Hessen, Hessen, Germany

Description

Firstlight of my new GSO RC 8, out of the Box, no further collimation

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M51 Firstlight RC 8, 





    
        

            RolfW