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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194, IC 4263
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 





    
        

            Jason Schella

M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 3409x2472

Dates:Feb. 22, 2019

Frames: 50x300" (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.2 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 18.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.42%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Temperature: -10.00

Astrometry.net job: 2563221

Data source: Backyard

Description

Can't wait to get my CGX mount, but still pretty good for my setup (in my opinion anyway).

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Jason Schella
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  • M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 





    
        

            Jason Schella
    Original
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    M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 





    
        

            Jason Schella
    B

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Played with my processing a bit to arrive at a sharper image.

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 





    
        

            Jason Schella