Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy in L(R+HA)GB, 



    
        

            Kayron Mercieca
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy in L(R+HA)GB
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy in L(R+HA)GB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro 8" Ritchey-Chretien

Imaging cameras: QSI 660WSG-8

Mounts: Avalon M Uno Fast Reverse

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro 8" Ritchey-Chretien

Guiding cameras: Lodestar X2

Software: PixInsight  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Blue 1.25"  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Hydrogen-Alpha 3nm 1.25"  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Red 1.25"  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Luminance 1.25"  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Green 1.25"

Accessory: Starlight Instruments FeatherTouch Focuser  ·  Lakeside Astro Motor Focus System  ·  Gemini SnapCap


Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Blue 1.25": 50x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Green 1.25": 50x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Luminance 1.25": 100x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 Red 1.25": 50x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Hydrogen-Alpha 3nm 1.25": 15x900" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 66.2 hours

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Mean SQM: 21.70


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2793101

RA center: 13h 29' 53"

DEC center: +47° 13' 15"

Pixel scale: 0.784 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.348 degrees

Field radius: 0.278 degrees


Resolution: 2000x1589

Locations: Entre Encinas y Estrellas (e-EyE), Fregenal de la Sierra, Extremadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy in L(R+HA)GB, 



    
        

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