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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV Lomo 80mm Triple APO Stellarvue 80/480

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST2000XM

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 Goto BT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV Lomo 80mm Triple APO Stellarvue 80/480

Guiding cameras: SBIG ST2000XM

Focal reducers: Tele Vue 0.8x Focal Reducer/Flattener Televue x0.8

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.5  ·  PixInsight  ·  MaximDL 6 Pro

Accessory: SirJolo Jolo AstroHub v1.0


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

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