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


            Charles R. Wright
Whirlpool Galaxy (M 51)

Whirlpool Galaxy (M 51)

Technical card

Resolution: 1677x1264

Dates:July 13, 2019

Frames: 7x300"

Integration: 0.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.52% job: 2798103

RA center: 202.496 degrees

DEC center: 47.196 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.737 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 181.539 degrees

Field radius: 0.798 degrees

Locations: Home, Winchester, MA, United States

Data source: Backyard


Finally getting an imaging setup that works reliably, especially the guiding part. Limited integration due to subject location in sky. Gotta get rid of that dust donut.



Charles R. Wright

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Whirlpool Galaxy (M 51), 


            Charles R. Wright