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Contains:  M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 "Whirlpool-Galaxy", 


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

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO 8" f5 GSO Newton

Imaging camera:Canon 1000Da

Mount:Skywatcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding telescope or lens:Skywatcher 80/600

Guiding camera:asi zwo 120 MC

Software:Gimp 2.8FitsworkAdobe 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 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



License: None (All rights reserved)

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M51 "Whirlpool-Galaxy",