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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Takahashi CCA250

Imaging cameras:Nikon D810A


Guiding telescopes or lenses:Takahashi GT-40

Guiding cameras:Starlight Xpress Lodestar2

Software:Adobe Photoship CC 2017PixInsight 1.8FlatAidePro

Dates:March 8, 2019

Frames: 30x300" ISO1600

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.11%

Basic astrometry details job: 2575930

RA center: 13h 29' 53"

DEC center: +47° 11' 56"

Pixel scale: 0.989 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.121 degrees

Field radius: 0.515 degrees

Resolution: 3117x2091

Locations: Arakine, Isumi-city, Chiba, Japan

Data source: Traveller


2017-3-8 CCA250 / QHY16200A
L 4 x 600s , 4 x 30s, R 3 x 300s, G 3 x 300s, B s x 300s

2017-01-13 CCA250 + Ex1.5 / NikonD810A
ISO800 21 x 600s

2012-03-14 Kenko SE200N / QSI583ws
L 10 x 600s, R 3 x 600s, G 2 x 600s, B 5 x 600s, Ha 2 x 600s

Total Exposure: 11h 17m



Toshiya Arai
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M51 galaxy, 


            Toshiya Arai