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Contains:  M 101, M101, NGC 5457, NGC 5477, NGC5447, NGC5449, NGC5450, NGC5451, NGC5453, NGC5455, NGC5461, NGC5462, NGC5471, NGC5477, Pinwheel galaxy
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Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel
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Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Celestron C8

Imaging cameras:Canon EOS 80D modifiziert

Mounts:Skywatcher EQ6 Syntrek

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Skywatcher Finderscope 9x50

Guiding cameras:Lacerta MGEN

Focal reducers:Antares f/6.3 SCT

Software:Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsightAdobe Photoshop 5 CSDeepSkyStacker


Dates:April 6, 2018April 7, 2018April 8, 2018

38x300" ISO1600
40x300" ISO800
Astronomik H-alpha 12nm EOS Clip filter: 10x600" ISO2000

Integration: 8.2 hours

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 21.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.61%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Mean SQM: 21.40

Mean FWHM: 20.40

Temperature: 7.33 job: 2007278

RA center: 14h 3' 3"

DEC center: +54° 21' 5"

Pixel scale: 1.094 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 20.519 degrees

Field radius: 0.450 degrees

Resolution: 2400x1734

Locations: Oberwindsberg, Lauf, Bayern, Germany; Brunn, Heiligenstadt, Bayern, Germany

Data source: Traveller



Hartmuth Kintzel
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel