Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  M101  ·  NGC 5422  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5473  ·  NGC 5474  ·  NGC 5477  ·  NGC 5485  ·  NGC 5486  ·  NGC5422  ·  NGC5447  ·  NGC5449  ·  NGC5450  ·  NGC5451  ·  NGC5453  ·  NGC5455  ·  NGC5461  ·  NGC5462  ·  NGC5471  ·  NGC5473  ·  NGC5474  ·  NGC5477  ·  NGC5484  ·  NGC5485  ·  NGC5486  ·  Pinwheel galaxy
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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy

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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Evostar 80ED DS-PRO

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro Altair 60mm Finder Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5L-II mono

Focal reducers: Celestron f/6.3 Focal Reducer/Corrector

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Open PHD2 Guiding PHD2 Guiding  ·  Pisinsight 1.8

Filters: Baader Planetarium Blue 2"  ·  Baader Planetarium Green 2"  ·  Baader Planetarium Red 2"  ·  Baader Planetarium Luminance 2"  ·  Astonomik CLS-CCD 2"

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Ultimate Power Box  ·  QHYCCD PoleMaster Polar Scope  ·  Xagyl 5 x 2" USB Filter Wheel


Dates:May 14, 2018May 17, 2018May 18, 2018May 19, 2018May 20, 2018

Frames:
Baader Planetarium Blue 2": 12x300" (1h) -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Green 2": 10x300" (50') -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Luminance 2": 20x600" (3h 20') -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Red 2": 15x300" (1h 15') -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 6h 25'

Avg. Moon age: 8.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.42%


Astrometry.net job: 3256381

RA center: 14h 2' 59"

DEC center: +54° 16' 20"

Pixel scale: 2.123 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.115 degrees

Field radius: 1.186 degrees


Resolution: 3247x2377

Locations: Observatory, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy

Taken over 5 nights on the 14, 17, 18, 19 and 20th May

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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            Mark Spruce