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M51: Whirlpool Galaxy (2010), 



    
        

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M51: Whirlpool Galaxy (2010)

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M51: Whirlpool Galaxy (2010), 



    
        

            Kurt Johnston
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M51: Whirlpool Galaxy (2010)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FS128

Imaging cameras: QSI 583wsg

Focal reducers: Takahashi FS-128 reducer/flattener f6

Software: PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CS6 Adobe Photoshop

Filters: Luminance  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red  ·  Astrodon LRGB Ha Oiii Sii Astrodon 1.25"


Dates:April 10, 2010

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue: 1x600" (10') -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Green: 1x600" (10') -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red: 1x60" (1') -20C bin 1x1
Luminance: 1x600" (10') -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 31'

Avg. Moon age: 25.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.97%


Astrometry.net job: 3700421

RA center: 13h 29' 54"

DEC center: +47° 14' 15"

Pixel scale: 0.917 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -84.317 degrees

Field radius: 0.530 degrees


Resolution: 3326x2504

Locations: North Houston Astronomy Club Darksite, Conroe, Texas, United States

Data source: Traveller

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M51: Whirlpool Galaxy (2010), 



    
        

            Kurt Johnston