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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194, IC 4263
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M51 April 8, 2019, 





    
        

            Steve
M51 April 8, 2019

M51 April 8, 2019

Technical card

Resolution: 2800x1900

Dates:April 8, 2019

Frames: 100x120"

Integration: 3.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.85%

Astrometry.net job: 2638151

RA center: 202.432 degrees

DEC center: 47.207 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.095 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.232 degrees

Field radius: 0.515 degrees

Locations: Back yard, Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The guide scope is the Orion Deluxe Mini 50mm with Helical Focuser. It has a focal length of 162mm. 100 lights were taken but 23 of them were tossed out due to haze although the haze was never enough to lose auto-guiding.

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License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons
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M51 April 8, 2019, 





    
        

            Steve