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



    
        

            Damien Cannane
The Whirlpool Galaxy
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The Whirlpool Galaxy

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The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Damien Cannane
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The Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80T CF

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI178MM-Cool

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

Focal reducers: StellarVue 0.8x Reducer/Flattener

Software: RC Astro GradientXTerminator  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Deepsky Stacker Deep Sky Stacker (DSS)  ·  Open PHD PHD2 Guiding  ·  Pro Digital Software Astronomy Tools Actions Set

Filters: Astronomik Deep-Sky Blue Filter  ·  Astronomik Deep-Sky Green Filter  ·  Astronomik Deep-Sky Red Filter  ·  Astronomik L3 Luminance Filter


Dates:June 12, 2018June 13, 2018

Frames:
Astronomik Deep-Sky Blue Filter: 5x180" (15') (gain: 50.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky Green Filter: 4x180" (12') (gain: 50.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky Red Filter: 5x180" (15') (gain: 50.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik L3 Luminance Filter: 58x180" (2h 54') (gain: 50.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 3h 36'

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 28.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.38%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2105382

RA center: 13h 29' 50"

DEC center: +47° 11' 34"

Pixel scale: 1.278 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.286 degrees

Field radius: 0.262 degrees


Resolution: 1044x1044

Locations: My Back Yard, Copley, OH, United States

Data source: Backyard

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