Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51, 



    
        

            Bret Waddington
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M51

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            Bret Waddington
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M51

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 6" f/9 Ritchey-Chretien

Imaging cameras: Nikon D7200 (unmodified)

Mounts: Celestron AVX Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 60mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar


Dates:March 18, 2018

Frames: 197x120" (6h 34') ISO1600

Integration: 6h 34'

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~80

Avg. Moon age: 0.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.01%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1985232

RA center: 13h 29' 58"

DEC center: +47° 11' 52"

Pixel scale: 0.587 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.443 degrees

Field radius: 0.471 degrees


Resolution: 4670x3395

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