Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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            Gabriel Siegl
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M51 Whirlpoolgalaxy

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            Gabriel Siegl
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M51 Whirlpoolgalaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Optics UNC 10" f/5 Newtonian

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60Da

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Lacerta MGEN2

Software: Pleaides PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CS6

Filters: Optolong CLS 2"


Dates:April 18, 2018April 19, 2018

Frames:
14x210" ISO800
Optolong CLS 2": 63x240" ISO800

Integration: 5.0 hours

Darks: ~55

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~300

Avg. Moon age: 3.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.98%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3255825

RA center: 13h 29' 54"

DEC center: +47° 11' 38"

Pixel scale: 0.704 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.222 degrees

Field radius: 0.541 degrees


Resolution: 4595x3076

Locations: My Garden, Markt Piesting, Niederösterreich, Austria

Data source: Traveller

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M51 Whirlpoolgalaxy, 



    
        

            Gabriel Siegl