Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5461  ·  NGC 5477
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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            Robert Eder
M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy
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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy

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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            Robert Eder
M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy
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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 200/1000 Reflector Black Daimond

Imaging cameras: Canon 600Da

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ-5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Finderscope 9X50

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro GP CAM AR0130C

Focal reducers: SkyWatcher Synta Coma Corrector

Software: PHD2  ·  APT  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Astronomy Tools Action Set  ·  SharpCap3Pro  ·  Photoshop

Filters: Astronomik L2 UV/IR Block

Accessory: Sky-Watcher Motor EQ5 RA/DEC


Dates:June 25, 2019

Frames:
18x180" (54') ISO800
26x300" (2h 10') ISO800

Integration: 3h 4'

Darks: 20

Flats: 40

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 22.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.08%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4207639

RA center: 14h03m14s

DEC center: +54°2233

Pixel scale: 1.589 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 344.330 degrees

Field radius: 0.568 degrees


Resolution: 2020x1592

Locations: Hohe Wand, Wildgehege, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

This is my second image of M101. The first one was two years ago and I like the improvement 🙂

Because of the short nights, there is not enough integration time. Around 6 hours would be nice, but you have to take what you can get 😃

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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            Robert Eder