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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5457
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M101 Pinwheel Galaxy, 


M101 Pinwheel Galaxy
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M101 Pinwheel Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80T CF  ·  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 Planetariun RGB 1.25" Filters  ·  Baader UV-IR Cut Filter L

Dates:April 19, 2014March 31, 2019April 3, 2019

Baader UV-IR Cut Filter L: 11x420"
Baader UV-IR Cut Filter L: 30x600"
Baader Planetariun RGB 1.25" Filters: 15x420" bin 2x2

Integration: 8.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.64%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2628177

RA center: 14h 3' 11"

DEC center: +54° 21' 25"

Pixel scale: 1.686 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.376 degrees

Field radius: 0.513 degrees

Resolution: 1760x1304

Data source: Backyard


I added 5hrs of Luminance data with my WO102GT. The rest of the data was taken in 2014 with my Orion ED80.



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M101 Pinwheel Galaxy,