Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
M51, 



    
        

            Mats Pfersdorff
M51
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M51

M51, 



    
        

            Mats Pfersdorff
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M51

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TMB - LZOS TMB 152/1200 APO  ·  Vixen VC-200L

Imaging cameras: QSI 583 WSG

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP900GTO CP3

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2

Software: CCDWare CCDStack 2  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Cyanogen MaxIm DL Pro 6

Filters: Astrodon LRGB filter set


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2102889

RA center: 13h30m31s.9

DEC center: +47°1333

Pixel scale: 1.236 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 8.994 degrees

Field radius: 0.399 degrees


Resolution: 1868x1378

Locations: Northern Blackforest, Völkersbach, Germany

Data source: Traveller

Description

L: 12x600s (VC200L) + 6x600s (TMB152)

RGB: 12x600s/9x600s/9x600s ( TMB152)

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M51, 



    
        

            Mats Pfersdorff