Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194, IC 4263
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy HALRGB, 





    
        

            Ezequiel
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy HALRGB

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy HALRGB

Technical card

Resolution: 1607x1119

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

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

Data source: Backyard

Comments

Author

Ezequiel
Ezequiel
License: None (All rights reserved)
7508
Like

Revisions

  • M51 Whirlpool Galaxy HALRGB, 





    
        

            Ezequiel
    Original
  • M51 Whirlpool Galaxy HALRGB, 





    
        

            Ezequiel
    B
  • M51 Whirlpool Galaxy HALRGB, 





    
        

            Ezequiel
    C
  • M51 Whirlpool Galaxy HALRGB, 





    
        

            Ezequiel
    D
  • M51 Whirlpool Galaxy HALRGB, 





    
        

            Ezequiel
    E
  • Final
    M51 Whirlpool Galaxy HALRGB, 





    
        

            Ezequiel
    F

B

Some sharpening and red color correction on galaxy arm.

C

Some contrast and removed greenish color from the background.

D

More natural background

E

Autohistogram application

F

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

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy HALRGB, 





    
        

            Ezequiel