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



    
        

            Robert Eder
M 51 - Whirlpool Galaxy
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M 51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card


Dates:June 7, 2019

Frames:
25x180" ISO800
20x300" ISO800
Castell H-Alpha 2": 7x300" ISO1600

Integration: 3.5 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 4.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.41%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3247037

RA center: 13h 29' 50"

DEC center: +47° 13' 1"

Pixel scale: 0.977 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 349.944 degrees

Field radius: 0.368 degrees


Resolution: 2114x1695

Locations: Hohe Wand, Wildgehege, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

The first warm night this year. Maybe this was the reason for the seeing changing a lot.
The fat stars are a little bit ugly, but I'm really satisfied how well the galaxy came out 😃
Image C - Supernova AT2019abn

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Description: wide field

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Description: Supernova AT2019abn

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M 51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Robert Eder