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Whirlpool Galaxy close-up, 



    
        

            Frank Kane

Whirlpool Galaxy close-up

Technical card


Dates:April 3, 2019

Frames: 208x120"

Integration: 6.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.32%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2678260


Resolution: 2356x1562

Locations: My Driveway, Winter Springs, FL, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

By cropping my subs, I was able to incorporate more frames and get a less grainy image of M51. Wish I had a longer focal length for this object... but this resolution is probably all the seeing would have allowed anyhow.

Didn't do any artistic manipulation of the colors on this. It's surprisingly blue.

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fkane
Frank Kane
License: None (All rights reserved)
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Revisions

  • Whirlpool Galaxy close-up, 



    
        

            Frank Kane
    Original
  • Final
    Whirlpool Galaxy close-up, 



    
        

            Frank Kane
    F

F

Description: Raised the black level a bit to get rid of artifacts

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Whirlpool Galaxy close-up, 



    
        

            Frank Kane