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



    
        

            Bob Mimiaga
M101, NGC 5457 Pinwheel Galaxy
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M101, NGC 5457 Pinwheel Galaxy

M101, NGC 5457 Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            Bob Mimiaga
M101, NGC 5457 Pinwheel Galaxy
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M101, NGC 5457 Pinwheel Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron SC 8"

Imaging cameras: Canon 60 D

Mounts: Celestron ADVANCED VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron SC 8"

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 224MC

Focal reducers: Celestron F6.3 Focal Reducer

Software: PHD2 2.6.5  ·  Stellarium  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Backyard EOS BYEOS 3.1  ·  DeepSkyStacker 64bit 4.1.0 Beta 1  ·  Carte Du Ciel Sky Chart / Cartes du Ciel


Dates:June 1, 2018

Frames: 50x300" (4h 10') ISO1600

Integration: 4h 10'

Darks: 10

Flats: 40

Bias: 40

Avg. Moon age: 17.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 92.29%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 70.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2170547

RA center: 14h 2' 55"

DEC center: +54° 27' 0"

Pixel scale: 0.689 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 104.720 degrees

Field radius: 0.380 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1362

Locations: Home Observatory, Bend, Oregon, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Distance 23Mly, Mag 7.77

Diameter 162kly

Constellation Ursa Major

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M101, NGC 5457 Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            Bob Mimiaga