Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT8IN f/4 8" Imaging Newtonian

Imaging cameras: Orion Starshoot Mono III

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ST 80

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QGuider

Software: photoshop  ·  Maxim DL

Filters: Xagyl Comm 1.25" Luminance  ·  Xagyl Comm 1.25" B  ·  Xagyl Comm 1.25" Red  ·  Xagyl Comm 1.25" G

Accessory: Xagyl Comm 1.25" Ultra-Thin Filter Wheel


Dates:Feb. 4, 2012

Frames: 48x240" (3h 12')

Integration: 3h 12'

Avg. Moon age: 11.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 87.18%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 90012

RA center: 13h29m53s.5

DEC center: +47°1106

Pixel scale: 1.476 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.954 degrees

Field radius: 0.356 degrees


Resolution: 1392x1040

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