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



    
        

            Nuno De Sá Teixeira
M51: The Whirpool Galaxy
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M51: The Whirpool Galaxy

M51: The Whirpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Nuno De Sá Teixeira
M51: The Whirpool Galaxy
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M51: The Whirpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher ED80 ED APO

Imaging cameras: Canon 350D mod

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ3-2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Pentaflex D60 F700

Guiding cameras: Philips SPC900NC

Software: PixInsight LE  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  PHD 2 Guiding  ·  Iris

Filters: Astronomik CLS Canon EOS Clip-Filter APS-C

Accessory: Arduino Shutter Trigger  ·  Bahtinov mask homemade


Dates:Aug. 15, 2019

Frames: 10x600" (1h 40')

Integration: 1h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 14.76 days

Avg. Moon phase: 100.00%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2862425

RA center: 13h29m56s

DEC center: +47°1142

Pixel scale: 2.197 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.201 degrees

Field radius: 0.961 degrees


Resolution: 2641x1714

Locations: Vale Florido, Ansião, Portugal

Data source: Backyard

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M51: The Whirpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Nuno De Sá Teixeira