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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 80mm ED TRIPLET APO CF Explore Scientific 80 ed

Imaging cameras: Canon T3i Rebel EOS

Mounts: iOptron Smart EQ Pro+

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Focal reducers: Hotech 2" Flattener

Software: Stark Labs PHD Autoguider Software  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.0.7

Accessory: Apple MacBook late 2007 OSX Lion 7.5


Dates:June 10, 2019

Frames: 74x60"

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.01%


Astrometry.net job: 2739606

RA center: 13h 29' 54"

DEC center: +47° 11' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.855 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 99.613 degrees

Field radius: 0.689 degrees


Resolution: 2270x1410

Locations: Home Observatory, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Data source: Backyard

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