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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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M 51 and NGC 5195, 


M 51 and NGC 5195

M 51 and NGC 5195

Technical card

Resolution: 3418x2383

Dates:March 28, 2019

Baader Planetarium Blue 1.25": 25x120" (gain: 112.00) -10C
Baader Planetarium Green 1,25": 25x120" (gain: 112.00) -10C
Baader Planetarium Luminance 1.25": 51x120" (gain: 112.00) -10C
Baader Planetarium Red 1.25": 25x120" (gain: 112.00) -10C

Integration: 4.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.02%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 21.00 job: 2615834

RA center: 202.478 degrees

DEC center: 47.218 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.492 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 185.561 degrees

Field radius: 0.285 degrees

Locations: Home, Witney, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


Data collected over two nights in class 4 skies, with fairly good seeing both nights. Some troubles with equipment interrupted the capture, but otherwise I secured a decent quantity of quality frames and got quite a nice result out of it.



License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


M 51 and NGC 5195,