Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  Extremely wide field
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M51 and M63, 



    
        

            Bob Stevenson
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M51 and M63

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M51 and M63, 



    
        

            Bob Stevenson
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M51 and M63

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SMC Pentax 135mm f2.5

Imaging cameras: Canon T5i

Mounts: Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 30mm Ultra-Mini Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY174MM

Software: O'Telescope BackyardEOS  ·  Photoshop  ·  PHD 2  ·  Deep Sky Stacker

Filters: Astronomik Clip CLS CCD

Accessory: XCSource Step Up / Down Rings


Dates:May 7, 2018

Frames: 99x180" (4h 57')

Integration: 4h 57'

Avg. Moon age: 21.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.60%


Astrometry.net job: 2695980

RA center: 13h 26' 57"

DEC center: +44° 40' 50"

Pixel scale: 13.149 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -46.108 degrees

Field radius: 5.585 degrees


Resolution: 2547x1686

Locations: Backyard, Bortle Class 8, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard

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M51 and M63, 



    
        

            Bob Stevenson