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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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            Carlumba93
M51, The Whirlpool Galaxy

M51, The Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 1554x2118

Dates:June 13, 2018

Frames:Astronomik CLS 2" -CCD: 654x30" -5C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.5 hours

Darks: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 29.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.17%

Temperature: 27.00

Astrometry.net job: 2222098

RA center: 202.468 degrees

DEC center: 47.196 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.726 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.477 degrees

Field radius: 0.265 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

I'm really happy with this image, I just image this object for about an hour and 20 mins and the result I got is beautiful. Looking forward to add more lights in order to increase the signal noise ratio. I hope you all like :)

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Carlumba93
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I added a total of 489 subs. It definitely makes the difference.

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Background improvement

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noise reduction improvement around the galaxy

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Cropped version

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I added calibration frames. Background and detail on galaxy has improved

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