Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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Messier 51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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Messier 51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy
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Messier 51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy

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Messier 51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 127ED Carbon

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 600D / Rebel T3i

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 127ED Carbon

Guiding cameras: Canon EOS 600D / Rebel T3i

Software: Binary Rivers Backyard EOS


Dates:June 11, 2013

Frames: 15x420" (1h 45')

Integration: 1h 45'

Avg. Moon age: 2.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.16%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 94553

RA center: 13h29m59s

DEC center: +47°1424

Pixel scale: 2.818 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 71.177 degrees

Field radius: 0.593 degrees


Resolution: 1221x898

Locations: Jon Wood Astronomy Field, Mansfield, GA, United States

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Messier 51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Steve Siedentop