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The Whirlpool, 



    
        

            Damien Cannane

The Whirlpool

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The Whirlpool, 



    
        

            Damien Cannane

The Whirlpool

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80T CF

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI178MM-Cool

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

Focal reducers: StellarVue 0.8x Reducer/Flattener

Software: RC Astro GradientXTerminator  ·  DeepSkyColors HLVG (Hasta La Vista Green)  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Astra Image  ·  Open PHD PHD2 Guiding  ·  Pro Digital Software Astronomy Tools Actions Set

Filters: Astronomik Deep-Sky Blue Filter  ·  Astronomik Deep-Sky Green Filter  ·  Astronomik Deep-Sky Red Filter  ·  Astronomik 6 nm Hydrogen-alpha  ·  Astronomik L3 Luminance Filter


Frames:
Astronomik 6 nm Hydrogen-alpha: 11x600" (1h 50')
Astronomik Deep-Sky Blue Filter: 15x180" (45')
Astronomik Deep-Sky Green Filter: 13x180" (39')
Astronomik Deep-Sky Red Filter: 14x180" (42')
Astronomik L3 Luminance Filter: 58x180" (2h 54')

Integration: 6h 50'


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2384620


Resolution: 1071x1071

Locations: My Back Yard, Copley, OH, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I re-processed 7 hours of LHaRGB data from the Whirlpool Galaxy. I was able to pull out more of the faint halo this time.

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Description: Wide field view

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