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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TSA-120

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM Cool

Mounts: 10 Micron GM 1000 HPS

Focal reducers: Takahashi TOA35-FL

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Astronomik LRGB Type IIC filter set  ·  Astronomik Ha 12nm 36mm

Accessory: Starlight Xpress SX USB Filter Wheel 7x36mm


Dates:May 18, 2018

Frames:
Astronomik B 36mm Type IIc: 20x80" (gain: 139.00) -25C
Astronomik G 36mm Type IIc: 20x70" (gain: 139.00) -25C
Astronomik Ha 12nm 36mm : 20x300" (gain: 139.00) -25C
Astronomik L 36mm Type IIc: 53x40" (gain: 139.00) -25C
Astronomik R 36mm Type IIc: 19x60" (gain: 139.00) -25C

Integration: 3.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.37%

Mean SQM: 20.81

Mean FWHM: 20.81


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3252478

RA center: 13h 29' 41"

DEC center: +47° 12' 14"

Pixel scale: 0.888 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 19.341 degrees

Field radius: 0.453 degrees


Resolution: 2878x2280

Locations: zuhause, Bern, Switzerland

Data source: Backyard

Description

The first few hours on M51.
Hopefully more to come :- )

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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Peter