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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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M51 Les Granges data

Technical card

Resolution: 2438x1984 job: 2453760

RA center: 202.477 degrees

DEC center: 47.228 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.917 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 106.917 degrees

Field radius: 0.400 degrees

Data source: Public amateur data


This is my version of the 'Happy Christmas' dataset posted on SGL by Olly Penrice who runs the Les Granges Astronomy Holidays in southern France. From his TEC140 Triplet Apo/Mesu 200/Atik 460 mono rig working at about 0.9 arcseconds per pixel.



Göran Nilsson
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Sky plot

Sky plot


M51  Les Granges data, 


            Göran Nilsson