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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 4263, M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy HALRGB, 



    
        

            Ezequiel
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy HALRGB
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy HALRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics 102 GT 20th Anniversary Edition

Imaging cameras: Atik 428EX

Mounts: Orion Atlas

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: Orion 0.8x Imaging Focal Reducer for Refractors

Software: PixInsight  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader H-Alpha 7nm  ·  Baader Planetariun RGB 1.25" Filters  ·  Baader UV-IR Cut Filter L


Dates:March 2, 2019March 3, 2019March 17, 2019March 28, 2019

Frames:
Baader H-Alpha 7nm: 15x600"
Baader UV-IR Cut Filter L: 26x600"
Baader Planetariun RGB 1.25" Filters: 24x600"

Integration: 10.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 38.22%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2786486

RA center: 13h 29' 49"

DEC center: +47° 13' 22"

Pixel scale: 1.685 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 272.012 degrees

Field radius: 0.458 degrees


Resolution: 1607x1119

Data source: Backyard

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Description: Reprocessing to improve the background, dust sorrounding the galaxy and changed the color overrall so it looks more natural.

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy HALRGB, 



    
        

            Ezequiel