Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Explorer 130 PDS

Imaging cameras: ZWO Optical ZWO ASI 183 MC

Mounts: iOptron CEM 25P

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  ASICAP  ·  DeepSkyStacker 4.1.1

Filters: Baader IR-Cut Moon & Skyglow Neodymium

Accessory: Baader MPCC coma corrector Mark III


Dates:June 17, 2019

Frames: 143x50" (1h 59' 10")

Integration: 1h 59' 10"

Avg. Moon age: 14.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.98%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2752077

RA center: 13h 29' 56"

DEC center: +47° 12' 10"

Pixel scale: 1.418 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 256.275 degrees

Field radius: 0.525 degrees


Resolution: 2000x1760

Locations: Backyard (Bortle 8 - 9), Frankfurt Main City, Hessen, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

A beautiful dance of two galaxys...

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