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Contains:  IC 4263, M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy (L+HaRGB), 


            Dhaval Brahmbhatt
M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy (L+HaRGB)
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy (L+HaRGB)

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Dates:Dec. 14, 2017Dec. 23, 2017Dec. 25, 2017Jan. 10, 2018Jan. 25, 2018

Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen Astrodon Blue: 53x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen Astrodon Green: 29x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen Astrodon L: 10x120" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen Astrodon L: 29x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 24x1200" bin 1x1

Integration: 45.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 33.49%

Basic astrometry details job: 2516628

RA center: 13h 29' 51"

DEC center: +47° 11' 34"

Pixel scale: 0.635 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.684 degrees

Field radius: 0.426 degrees

Resolution: 3973x2756

Locations: DSOC, Ft. Davis, Texas, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


Data capture credit: John Kasianowicz, Josh Balsam, Justin Lian, Scott Johnson., Michael Bushell., Mike Selby., Rich Johnson. and Dhaval Brahmbhatt.

Image Processing: Dhaval Brahmbhatt



Dhaval Brahmbhatt
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy (L+HaRGB), 


            Dhaval Brahmbhatt