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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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M51 Galaxy shown in Hubble palette colors, it's a Lum-SII,Ha,OIII picture, 





    
        

            Niels V. Christensen
M51 Galaxy shown in Hubble palette colors, it's a Lum-SII,Ha,OIII picture

M51 Galaxy shown in Hubble palette colors, it's a Lum-SII,Ha,OIII picture

Technical card

Resolution: 1096x1032

Dates:March 19, 2018April 11, 2018

Frames:
62x120"
43x300"

Integration: 5.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.81%

Astrometry.net job: 2008611

RA center: 202.493 degrees

DEC center: 47.210 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.837 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 139.258 degrees

Field radius: 0.175 degrees

Locations: Home observatory, Copenhagen, DK-2270 Kastrup, Denmark

Description

This is not an attempt to show a "pretty" picture, but just to show how the M51 Galaxy look like in Hubble palette colors.

Exposure details like this:
Lum: 62x120sec, SII: 20x300sec, Ha: 10x300sec, OIII: 13x300sec.

My home build observatory is placed in my front yard/in the "red light" polution zone, have a look here,
https://www.dropbox.com/s/lnr3elrgm81uj0i/Light-polution-mapDK.jpg?dl=0

Stack info. available (as 16bit Tiff) if needed/on request.
Kind regards Niels

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Niels V. Christensen
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M51 Galaxy shown in Hubble palette colors, it's a Lum-SII,Ha,OIII picture, 





    
        

            Niels V. Christensen

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