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Contains:  IC 4263, M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy
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M51, 



    
        

            Greg Ray
M51
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M51

Technical card


Dates:June 15, 2019

Frames: 150x180"

Integration: 7.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 12.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.16%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2753158

RA center: 13h 29' 53"

DEC center: +47° 12' 3"

Pixel scale: 1.478 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 265.162 degrees

Field radius: 0.513 degrees


Resolution: 2000x1499

Locations: Stafford Observatory, Stafford, Virginia, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

M51 taken over four nights through light polluted and poor visibility skies. It's been awhile, but finally scraped enough data to produce an image. Actually took six nights, but wound up discarding a bunch of frames. If the skies improve I'll add more data.

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