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Contains:  NGC 5229, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5169
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Messier 51 with some faint IFN, 





    
        

            Connor Matherne
Messier 51 with some faint IFN

Messier 51 with some faint IFN

Technical card

Resolution: 3950x3950

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 18x600"
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 17x600"
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 24x600"
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 18x600"

Integration: 12.8 hours

Astrometry.net job: 2021673

RA center: 202.345 degrees

DEC center: 47.309 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.660 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.584 degrees

Field radius: 1.288 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyWest

Description

Here is a more recent version of Messier 51 we recently finished at DSW. Was surprised with how much faint IFN was in the area. Version B shows an enhanced version of this, but I sadly didn't make it the final version just because of how much it equally enhances the halos on the stars related to the large central obstruction with the RH-305. Regardless, I think it is a fun set to play with that shows some really nice sharpness of the scale of the image.

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matherneconnor
Connor Matherne
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    Messier 51 with some faint IFN, 





    
        

            Connor Matherne
    Original
  • Messier 51 with some faint IFN, 





    
        

            Connor Matherne
    B

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Enhanced IFN view

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Messier 51 with some faint IFN, 





    
        

            Connor Matherne