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





    
        

            Fritz
Whirlpool Galaxy

Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 6004x4834

Dates:March 22, 2018

Frames:
Astronomik Ha 1.25 12nm: 14x600" bin 1x1
Astronomik LRGB 1.25" Filters: 65x300" bin 1x1
Astronomik LRGB 1.25" Filters: 75x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 20.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.51%

Astrometry.net job: 2761018

RA center: 202.472 degrees

DEC center: 47.197 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.344 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.595 degrees

Field radius: 0.369 degrees

Locations: Home, Orlando, Florida, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

L: 75x10 mins
R: 25x5 mins
G: 22x5 mins
B: 18x5 mins
Ha: 14x10mins

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Fritz
Fritz
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    Original
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    Whirlpool Galaxy, 





    
        

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    B

B

Clipped the histogram just a bit more as I noticed some artifacts at the edges. Wanted to enhance the dark structures a bit, but I for some reason really like the soft "Christmas Tree Glow" that this image has right now and didn't want to change it.

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Whirlpool Galaxy, 





    
        

            Fritz