Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5447  ·  NGC 5449  ·  NGC 5450  ·  NGC 5451  ·  NGC 5453  ·  NGC 5455  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5461  ·  NGC 5462  ·  NGC 5471  ·  Pinwheel galaxy
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Messier 101 the wrong way, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile
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Messier 101 the wrong way

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Messier 101 the wrong way, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile
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Messier 101 the wrong way

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Nexstar 8SE

Imaging cameras: Pentax K3 II

Mounts: Losmandy G11 Gemini 2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron Nexstar 8SE

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Focal reducers: Starizona SCT Corrector II - 0.63X

Software: Phd2  ·  Photoshop CC 2019  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker

Accessory: Celestron OAG #93648


Dates:May 15, 2020May 17, 2020May 20, 2020May 21, 2020

Frames: 158x299" (13h 7' 22") ISO200

Integration: 13h 7' 22"

Darks: 40

Flats: 45

Flat darks: 55

Bias: 53

Avg. Moon age: 25.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.74%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


RA center: 14h03m06s.480

DEC center: +54°2201.97

Pixel scale: 0.554 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.638 degrees

Field radius: 0.499 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 5381x3680

Locations: Home, Flagstaff, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I usually spend a bit of time figuring out how to frame an object.

Kinda just went for it with this one and should have oriented 90 degrees from this to capture NGC 5477 too. Next time...

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