Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300C

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

Guiding cameras: The Imaging Source DMK 21AF04

Software: photoshop  ·  PixInsight  ·  Nebulosity  ·  Microprojects Equinox Image

Filters: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter

Accessory: Innovations Foresight On-axis guider


Dates:May 1, 2013May 2, 2013May 3, 2013

Frames:
20x900" -20C bin 1x1
Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter: 17x900" -10C bin 1x1
Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter: 17x900" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 13.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.77%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 89001

RA center: 13h 29' 52"

DEC center: +47° 13' 4"

Pixel scale: 1.581 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.888 degrees

Field radius: 0.229 degrees


Resolution: 856x595

Locations: Home, San Rafael, California, United States

Data source: Backyard

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M51, 



    
        

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