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Contains:  M 101, NGC 5457, NGC 5477
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M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy, 


            Paddy Gilliland
M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy
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M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:RCOS 14.5"

Imaging cameras:SBIG STX KAF-16803


Filters:Astrodon LuminanceAstrodon BlueAstrodon RedAstrodon Green

Dates:April 14, 2017May 18, 2017May 25, 2017June 14, 2017June 17, 2017

Astrodon Blue: 14x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 16x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 25x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 16x1200" bin 1x1
Ha 5nm: 20x1200" bin 1x1

Integration: 30.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.87%

Basic astrometry details job: 2173904

RA center: 14h 3' 22"

DEC center: +54° 24' 7"

Pixel scale: 0.550 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 249.189 degrees

Field radius: 0.421 degrees

Resolution: 3833x3966

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Unknown


A look at M101 - looked at some old data that allowed resolution of some of the finer detail and better star profiles than my previous version.



Paddy Gilliland
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M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy, 


            Paddy Gilliland

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