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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194, IC 4263
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M51, The Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Yuichi Kawamoto
M51, The Whirlpool Galaxy

M51, The Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging camera:QHYCCD QHY16200A Mono

Guiding telescope or lens:Celestron EdgeHD 1100

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI290MM

Focal reducer:Celestron REDUCER LENS .7X - EDGEHD 1100

Filters:BGRHalpha 12nm

Resolution: 4145x3335

Dates:May 2, 2019May 3, 2019May 4, 2019May 11, 2019

B: 4x600" -20C bin 2x2
G: 4x600" bin 2x2
Halpha 12nm: 9x600" -20C bin 1x1
Lum: 32x600" -20C bin 1x1
R: 4x600" bin 2x2

Integration: 8.8 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 22.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.14% job: 2707848

RA center: 202.483 degrees

DEC center: 47.175 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.620 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.628 degrees

Field radius: 0.459 degrees

Locations: Hanadate Nature Park, Hitachi Ohmiya City, Ibaraki, Japan; Fujimi Highland, Fujimi cho, Suwa, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Data source: Traveller



Yuichi Kawamoto
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons


  • M51, The Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Yuichi Kawamoto
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    M51, The Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Yuichi Kawamoto

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M51, The Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Yuichi Kawamoto