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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) in LRGB, 



    
        

            Jose Carballada
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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) in LRGB

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro RC250-TT 10" RC Truss Tube

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ EQ-6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service TSOAG9 Off-Axis Guider

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5III174

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67 - 0.67x Reducer

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: ZWO green  ·  ZWO blue  ·  ZWO red  ·  Optolong CLS - CCD (V4) 36mm

Accessory: ZWO EFW  ·  MoonLite CSL 2.5" Focuser with High Res Stepper Motor


Dates:March 3, 2017May 17, 2018

Frames:
Optolong CLS - CCD (V4) 36mm: 90x120" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO blue: 25x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO green: 25x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO red: 28x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.80%


Astrometry.net job: 2065334

RA center: 13h 29' 52"

DEC center: +47° 11' 57"

Pixel scale: 0.549 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.129 degrees

Field radius: 0.369 degrees


Resolution: 3892x2892

Locations: Berga Resort, Berga, Barcelona, Spain

Data source: Unknown

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