Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  IC4263  ·  IC4278  ·  M 51  ·  M51  ·  NGC 5169  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  NGC 5198  ·  NGC5169  ·  NGC5195  ·  NGC5198  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51, Evostar 72ED spots the Whirlpool, 



    
        

            Nico Augustin
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M51, Evostar 72ED spots the Whirlpool

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M51, Evostar 72ED spots the Whirlpool, 



    
        

            Nico Augustin
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M51, Evostar 72ED spots the Whirlpool

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Evostar 72ed

Imaging cameras: Sony ILCE-6000 A6000

Mounts: Star Adventurer

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini Guide Scope 50 mm

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5L-IIc

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Deep Sky Stacker

Accessory: OVL Field Flattener


Dates:Nov. 16, 2018

Frames: 17x300"

Integration: 1.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 58.40%


Astrometry.net job: 2654151

RA center: 13h 29' 46"

DEC center: +47° 11' 37"

Pixel scale: 1.935 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -7.826 degrees

Field radius: 0.971 degrees


Resolution: 3007x2000

Locations: N von Selenter See bei Gut Salzow, Fargau-Pratjau, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Data source: Traveller

Description

A first (too short) test if I can do a wide field image of the Whirlpool Galaxy aka M51.

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Description: New version: calibration, stacking and general processing (light pollution, background neutralization, star colors) in Astro Pixel Processor. Post-processing in Photoshop.

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M51, Evostar 72ED spots the Whirlpool, 



    
        

            Nico Augustin