Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5169  ·  NGC 5173  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 10" f/3.9 Astrograph Orion 10" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6 D

Mounts: Celestron CGX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Starshoot Autoguider and 50mm guider scope

Software: Adobe Lightroom CC  ·  Sequence Generator Pro, PHD2 Sequence Generator Pro, v3.0  ·  PixInsight 1.8 PixInsight version 1.8

Accessory: Baader MPCC coma corrector


Dates:March 13, 2019

Frames: 90x60" (1h 30')

Integration: 1h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 6.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.98%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2591813

RA center: 13h 29' 53"

DEC center: +47° 11' 56"

Pixel scale: 1.774 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 38.894 degrees

Field radius: 0.758 degrees


Resolution: 2560x1704

Locations: Big Bend National Park, Turlingua, Texas, United States

Data source: Traveller

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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