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M51 The Whirlpool
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M51 The Whirlpool

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C6

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Meade 8X50 finder scope

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI


Dates:March 16, 2013

Frames: 10x600"

Integration: 1.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.25%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 729104

RA center: 13h 29' 55"

DEC center: +47° 10' 22"

Orientation: 26.011 degrees

Field radius: 0.712 degrees


Resolution: 620x468

Locations: my home, San Diego, CA, United States

Description

this is my first attempted at 600 sec subs with my CG5-ASGT mount
it's 10 subs imaged in BYEOS
calibrated and combined in DSS
processed in PhotoShop CS2

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