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


            Fabrizio Sellone
M51, my first light

M51, my first light

Technical card

Resolution: 1500x1000

Dates:April 30, 2019

Frames: 21x250"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.33 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.68% job: 2690121

RA center: 202.480 degrees

DEC center: 47.200 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.405 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 10.764 degrees

Field radius: 0.602 degrees

Locations: Saint Barthélemy Observatory, Saint-Barthélemy, Aosta, Italy

Data source: Traveller


This is my very first astrophotography.
Lots of troubles to get it done, but this is what I got eventually.
Hope you like it.



Fabrizio Sellone
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M51, my first light, 


            Fabrizio Sellone