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M51, 



    
        

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M51

M51, 



    
        

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M51
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M51

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT72ED 460mm F6
Imaging Cameras
Sony Nex-5
Mounts
iOptron SmartEQ
Accessories
DIY Dew Heater System · DIY Wireless Intervalometer
Software
PixInsight · Photoshop CS5

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 5, 2013
Frames:
270x15" (1h 7' 30") ISO1600
Integration:
1h 7' 30"
Avg. Moon age:
22.79 days
Avg. Moon phase:
43.23%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
7.00
Temperature:
16.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 133216

RA center: 13h29m51s.4

DEC center: +47°1225

Pixel scale: 2.438 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 97.963 degrees

Field radius: 1.188 degrees

Resolution: 2920x1947

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