Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5461  ·  NGC 5473  ·  NGC 5477
M101 The Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

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M101 The Pinwheel Galaxy
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M101 The Pinwheel Galaxy

M101 The Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            Matthew Abey
M101 The Pinwheel Galaxy
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M101 The Pinwheel Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific PN-208/812 Carbon Fiber OTA

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ Color

Mounts: ABEY Telescopes Galaxy Hunter

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50 mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: Explore Scientific HR Coma Corrector

Software: QHYCCD PoleMaster  ·  PHD 2  ·  Astro Photography Tool  ·  Sky Planitarium

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:July 13, 2018

Frames:
9x300" (45') -18C bin 1x1
18x400" (2h) -18C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 45'

Darks: 25

Avg. Moon age: 0.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.22%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3990477

RA center: 14h 3' 7"

DEC center: +54° 26' 2"

Pixel scale: 2.230 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.157 degrees

Field radius: 0.701 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1341

Data source: Backyard

Description

M101 Pinwheel only had a small window to image this before it went behind a tree. Im hoping to catch it a few more times to improve this image.

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M101 The Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

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