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Contains:  IC 4263, IC4263, IC4278, M 51, M51, NGC 5169, NGC 5173, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, NGC 5198, NGC5169, NGC5173, NGC5195, NGC5198, Whirlpool galaxy
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Whirlpool Galaxy M51, 


            Keith Lisk
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Whirlpool Galaxy M51

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Stellarvue SVA130T-IS

Imaging camera:Nikon D810A

Mount:Astro-Physics GTO Mach 1

Guiding camera:Unguided


Accessory:Stellarvue SFF3-3FT-48 3in Field Flattener

Dates:April 7, 2018

Frames: 28x120" ISO1600

Integration: 0.9 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 21.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.69%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: -1.00 job: 2010168

RA center: 13h 29' 52"

DEC center: +47° 11' 37"

Pixel scale: 1.098 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -64.639 degrees

Field radius: 0.879 degrees

Resolution: 4800x3200

Locations: Home, Waverly, Ohio, United States

Data source: Backyard



Keith Lisk
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Whirlpool Galaxy M51, 


            Keith Lisk