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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194, IC 4263
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M51 (NGC5194) Whirlpool Galaxy, 





    
        

            brad_burgess
M51 (NGC5194) Whirlpool Galaxy

M51 (NGC5194) Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 3986x2708

Dates:April 20, 2019

Frames: 44x50"

Integration: 0.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 98.58%

Astrometry.net job: 2673119

RA center: 202.468 degrees

DEC center: 47.196 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.927 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 157.433 degrees

Field radius: 0.620 degrees

Locations: Home, Houston, TX, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

For my first attempt at using PI I chose to process an image of M51, the Whirlpool Galaxy which I took back on April 20th. It's taken me all week but I'm excited to release the final product! I may have gone a little overboard with the saturation but I was so excited to be able to adjust it without bringing more noise out that I couldn't help myself :)

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M51 (NGC5194) Whirlpool Galaxy, 





    
        

            brad_burgess