Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Robin Clark - EAA imager
Whirlpool Galaxy
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Whirlpool Galaxy

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron SCT 8” Celestron 8" SCT
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI 385MC
Mounts
Celestron Evolution Alt-Az Mount
Accessories
Meade f/3.3 Focal Reducer
Software
SharpCap Pro 3.1 SharpCap 3.X Pro

Acquisition details

Dates:
June 30, 2018
Frames:
35x8" (4' 40")
Integration:
4' 40"
Avg. Moon age:
16.82 days
Avg. Moon phase:
95.31%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2582367

RA center: 13h29m56s.6

DEC center: +47°1330

Pixel scale: 2.098 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 73.915 degrees

Field radius: 0.259 degrees

Resolution: 774x438

Data source: Backyard

Description

SharpCap Pro live stacking with master dark; no post processing.

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Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Robin Clark - EAA imager