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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy

Mounts: CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: MallinCam VRC-8 RC

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Software: PinInsight 1.8  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator  ·  PHD2

Filters: Astrodon 36mm Tru-Balance E-Series Blue  ·  Astrodon 36mm Tru-Balance E-Series Green  ·  Astrodon 36mm Tru-Balance E-Series Red

Accessory: Atik OAG  ·  Moonlite High res stepper motor and Mini-V2 controller  ·  Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel


Dates:May 31, 2019June 1, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon 36mm Tru-Balance E-Series Blue: 30x300" (2h 30') -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon 36mm Tru-Balance E-Series Green: 15x300" (1h 15') -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon 36mm Tru-Balance E-Series Red: 15x300" (1h 15') -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 5h

Avg. Moon age: 27.06 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00


Astrometry.net job: 2924345

RA center: 14h 3' 14"

DEC center: +54° 20' 50"

Pixel scale: 1.084 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -88.053 degrees

Field radius: 0.604 degrees


Resolution: 3208x2404

Locations: Backyard, Charlotte, NC, United States

Data source: Backyard

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