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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194, IC 4263
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M51 and whirlpool galaxy, 


            Remco Kemperman
M51 and whirlpool galaxy

M51 and whirlpool galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 1950x1585

Dates:April 20, 2019

Frames: 251x30"

Integration: 2.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 98.58% job: 2656085

RA center: 202.476 degrees

DEC center: 47.190 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.187 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.857 degrees

Field radius: 0.414 degrees

Locations: Backyard Soest, Soest, Utrecht, Netherlands

Data source: Backyard


My first image with my scope on the HEQ5 after upgrading from a EQ5 dual axis. And the first time away from my balcony and with access to the zenith.



Remco Kemperman
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Sky plot


M51 and whirlpool galaxy, 


            Remco Kemperman