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Contains:  M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy
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Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Ross Walker
Whirlpool Galaxy
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Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Dates:March 8, 2019

Astronomik Deep-Sky Blue 36mm: 82x120" (gain: 139.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky Green 36mm: 84x120" (gain: 139.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky Red 36mm: 86x120" (gain: 139.00) -25C bin 1x1
Astronomik L2 Luminance 36mm: 187x120" (gain: 139.00) -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 14.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.11%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 20.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3252819

RA center: 13h 29' 56"

DEC center: +47° 12' 21"

Pixel scale: 0.275 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.507 degrees

Field radius: 0.201 degrees

Resolution: 4086x3290

Data source: Backyard


I'm a noob and this is my first serious attempt at processing a DSO. Please do not pixel-peep this image! :-)
Imaged March to May 2019.



Ross Walker
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Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Ross Walker