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Contains:  IC 4263, M 51, NGC 5169, NGC 5173, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, NGC 5198, Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Peter Webster
M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:William Optics 132FLT

Imaging camera:QHY9M

Mounts:

Guiding telescopes or lenses:

Guiding cameras:

Focal reducer:William Optics 0.8x Reducer/Flattener WO 0.8 Reducer 7

Software:APP

Filter:Astronomik Ha 6nm Astronomik Ha 6nm

Accessories:


Resolution: 3358x2031

Dates:Dec. 30, 2019

Frames: 156x300"

Integration: 13.0 hours

Darks: 0

Flats: 0

Flat darks: 0

Bias: 0

Avg. Moon age: 4.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.75%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: None

Mean SQM: None

Mean FWHM: None

Temperature: None


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3203617

RA center: 13h 29' 52"

DEC center: +47° 7' 30"

Pixel scale: 1.245 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 234.940 degrees

Field radius: 0.679 degrees


Locations: Home Observatory, NESTON, WIRRAL, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

M51 captured from my home made observatory in northern England using a 132mm APO refractor telescope a cooled mono CCD camera LRGBHa.

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Peter Webster
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M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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