Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Sven Kreiensen
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Sven Kreiensen
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron Super C8
Imaging Cameras
ASI 1600 MM - Cooled ASI 1600MM cool
Mounts
Celestron fork mount (vintage)
Filters
Astronomik L-2 Luminance Filter
Accessories
Celestron 6.3 focal reducer / corrector
Software
PixInsight · CloudMakers AstroImager

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 13, 2019
Frames:
Astronomik L-2 Luminance Filter: 6000x1" (1h 40') (gain: 300.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Integration:
1h 40'
Darks:
300
Avg. Moon age:
8.97 days
Avg. Moon phase:
66.52%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00
Temperature:
12.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2724500

RA center: 13h29m52s.6

DEC center: +47°1142

Pixel scale: 0.595 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 20.426 degrees

Field radius: 0.155 degrees

Resolution: 1314x1334

Locations: Balkon, Rosbach v.d.Höhe, Hessen, Germany

Data source: Traveller

Description

Jetstream over germany, wind gusts and the bright moon was up in the sky.

This is not the time for DSO imaging. Isn't it?

But after taking 8000x1s frames and stacking best 6000 of it i was really impressed that there was a result.

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Description: Added RGB color.
Red: 10x240s
Green: 10x240s
Blue: 10x240s

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Sven Kreiensen