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M51, 



    
        

            Yasushi Fukunaga
M51
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M51

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 1400

Imaging cameras: FLI ML16070

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1600GTO-AEL

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar M

Focal reducers: Celestron Edge f7 Focal Reducer

Software: Cyanogen Maxim DL  ·  Adobe Photoship CC  ·  PixInsight  ·  Dxo Optics Pro 11

Filters: Red Filter  ·  Luminance  ·  Blue Filter  ·  Green Filter

Accessory: FLI CFW-4-5 50mm Square  ·  Astrodon MonsterMOAG Off-Axis Guider


Dates:March 21, 2020March 22, 2020March 23, 2020April 2, 2020April 10, 2020

Frames:
Blue Filter: 24x300" bin 1x1
Green Filter: 24x300" bin 1x1
FLI Ha: 19x1200" bin 1x1
Luminance: 72x300" bin 1x1
Red Filter: 23x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 18.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.91%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3435395

RA center: 13h 29' 42"

DEC center: +47° 13' 15"

Pixel scale: 0.600 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.753 degrees

Field radius: 0.236 degrees


Resolution: 2000x2000

Locations: Yanamodake Observatory, Hokuto, Yamanashi, Japan

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

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M51, 



    
        

            Yasushi Fukunaga