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M51 "Whirlpool-Galaxy"
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M51 "Whirlpool-Galaxy"

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f5 GSO Newton

Imaging cameras: Canon 1000Da

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 80/600

Guiding cameras: asi zwo 120 MC

Software: Gimp 2.8  ·  Fitswork  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC


Dates:May 17, 2018

Frames: 142x300" ISO400

Integration: 11.8 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 2.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.61%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2399118

RA center: 13h 29' 53"

DEC center: +47° 11' 34"

Pixel scale: 0.389 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 217.044 degrees

Field radius: 0.224 degrees


Resolution: 3441x2313

Locations: Gartensternwarte Fronhausen, Fronhausen, Hessen, Germany

Data source: Backyard

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M51 "Whirlpool-Galaxy", 



    
        

            Joachim