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Contains:  M 101, NGC 5422, NGC 5443, NGC 5457, NGC 5474
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Pinwheel Galaxy, 


            Bernhard Himmer
Pinwheel Galaxy
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Pinwheel Galaxy

Technical card

Dates:April 6, 2019

Frames: 121x30" ISO1600

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~43

Bias: ~42

Avg. Moon age: 1.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.28%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2642493

RA center: 14h 3' 10"

DEC center: +54° 21' 39"

Pixel scale: 2.064 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.116 degrees

Field radius: 2.073 degrees

Resolution: 6015x4014

Locations: Beobachtungsplatz am Feld, Absdorf, Austria

Data source: Traveller


Still missing my Electronic Shutter Release Cable so again I could only take 30s subs. I think I'll have to buy a new one...
Could only use 121 out of 725 subs because of the wind... need some kind of mobile shelter! Any tips?
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Pinwheel Galaxy, 


            Bernhard Himmer