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



    
        

            Nathan Duso
M51
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M51

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:EdgeHD 800 Celestron

Imaging camera:ZWO asi 071mc pro

Mount:Celestron CGX

Focal reducer:Celestron .7x Focal Reducer

Software:SkySafari 6 Pro

Filter:zwo uv/ir cut

Accessory:ASIair


Dates:April 21, 2019

Frames:
80x300" (gain: 50.00)
104x180" (gain: 50.00) -10C

Integration: 11.9 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 16.95 days

Avg. Moon phase: 94.71%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2658017

RA center: 13h 29' 52"

DEC center: +47° 11' 45"

Pixel scale: 0.656 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 278.520 degrees

Field radius: 0.502 degrees


Resolution: 4565x3100

Locations: Nathan Duso, Malone, New York, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

50 gain seems to be the sweet spot for my setup compared to my other pics taken with this camera. I tried some new processing techniques and I achieved what I was looking for. Less saturated stars and more color.

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mumbles21
Nathan Duso
License: None (All rights reserved)
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M51, 



    
        

            Nathan Duso