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



    
        

            William Jordan
M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy

M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            William Jordan
M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5" iDK

Imaging cameras: SBIG STX KAF-16803 STX-16803

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount Paramount MX+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5" iDK

Guiding cameras: SBIG STX KAF-16803 STX-16803

Software: Software Bisque TheSky6 Pro

Filters: Astrodon Blue  ·  Green  ·  Red  ·  Astrodon Clear


Dates:April 16, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Blue: 13x300" (1h 5')
Astrodon Clear: 13x120" (26') bin 1x1
Green: 13x300" (1h 5') bin 1x1
Red: 13x300" (1h 5') bin 1x1

Integration: 3h 41'

Avg. Moon age: 0.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.22%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2015222

RA center: 13h 29' 51"

DEC center: +47° 11' 38"

Pixel scale: 0.776 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 183.473 degrees

Field radius: 0.303 degrees


Resolution: 1925x2048

Locations: Ye Olde Driveway, The Woodlands, TX, United States

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M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            William Jordan