Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
M51 Whirlpool galaxy, 



    
        

            Dominik Ball
M51 Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool galaxy

M51 Whirlpool galaxy, 



    
        

            Dominik Ball
M51 Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Stellarvue SV Lomo 80mm Triple APO Stellarvue 80/480
Imaging Cameras
SBIG ST2000XM
Mounts
SkyWatcher HEQ5 Goto BT
Accessories
SirJolo Jolo AstroHub v1.0 · Tele Vue 0.8x Focal Reducer/Flattener Televue x0.8
Software
Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.5 · PixInsight · MaximDL 6 Pro
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Stellarvue SV Lomo 80mm Triple APO Stellarvue 80/480
Guiding Cameras
SBIG ST2000XM

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 17, 2016
Frames:
17x300" (1h 25')
Integration:
1h 25'
Avg. Moon age:
9.17 days
Avg. Moon phase:
68.60%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2412224

RA center: 13h29m53s.10

DEC center: +47°1322

Pixel scale: 3.425 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.521 degrees

Field radius: 0.791 degrees

Resolution: 1333x995

Locations: Lisów, Lisów, śląskie, Poland

Data source: Traveller

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M51 Whirlpool galaxy, 



    
        

            Dominik Ball