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Contains:  NGC 5486, NGC 5485, NGC 5477, NGC 5474, NGC 5473, M 101, NGC 5457, NGC 5422
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M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy, 


            Brice Blanc
M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:SkyWatcher ED80

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 1000Da

Mount:Orion EQ-G Atlas

Guiding telescope or lens:Altair Astro Guide Scope

Guiding camera:ASI ZWO 120MC

Focal reducer:TS Optics TSRED80

Software:Pleiades Astrophoto S.L. PixInsight 1.8.5 Ripley

Resolution: 3105x2070

Dates:March 6, 2019

Frames: 36x300"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.02% job: 2582485

RA center: 210.796 degrees

DEC center: 54.351 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.439 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.476 degrees

Field radius: 1.264 degrees

Locations: Home, Entre Deux Guiers, Isere, France

Data source: Backyard


I decided to test my new (used) TS optics 0.8 corrector. Stars now looks much nicer on the corners. Employed DSLR is LPF-2 moded. Thanks for watching and any comment appreciated ! Peace !



Brice Blanc
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Sky plot


M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy, 


            Brice Blanc

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