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M51 -  Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Yannick Akar
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ED 102 APO FCD1

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM PRO

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Omegon Microspeed Guide Scope 60mm

Guiding cameras: ToupTek ToupCam GCMOS01200KMB

Focal reducers: TS PHOTOLINE x0.80 Reducer/Korrektor

Software: Adobe Phosotshop CC  ·  SharpCap Pro SharpCap Imaging Capture Software  ·  Open Guiding PHD 2.6.2  ·  PIXINSIGHT 1.8  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: ZWO B 1.25"  ·  ZWO G 1.25"  ·  ZWO R 1.25"  ·  ZWO L 1.25"


Dates:May 7, 2018May 8, 2018May 9, 2018

Frames:
ZWO B 1.25": 40x120" -20C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25": 44x120" -20C bin 1x1
ZWO L 1.25": 111x120" -20C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25": 41x120" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.9 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 22.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.04%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00


Astrometry.net job: 2252192

RA center: 13h 29' 53"

DEC center: +47° 11' 41"

Pixel scale: 1.357 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.415 degrees

Field radius: 0.838 degrees


Resolution: 3617x2581

Locations: Home Garden (Est. Sky Quality: 18.77), Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

The first DSO with my new set-up, the Whirlpool Galaxy in LRGB.

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M51 -  Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Yannick Akar