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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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M51-Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Jeff Ball
M51-Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 1280x800

Dates:April 10, 2019

Frames: 12x900"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.77% job: 2654355

RA center: 202.469 degrees

DEC center: 47.201 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.656 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 84.449 degrees

Field radius: 0.347 degrees

Data source: Backyard


First light with a few new pieces of equipment: the ZWO ASI 294MC Pro, the ZWO ASI Air, and the Astro-Physics Advanced barlow.



Jeff Ball
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M51-Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Jeff Ball