Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4277  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy - Mar 2020 v1 crop, 



    
        

            Martin Junius
M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy - Mar 2020 v1 crop
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy - Mar 2020 v1 crop

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy - Mar 2020 v1 crop, 



    
        

            Martin Junius
M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy - Mar 2020 v1 crop
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy - Mar 2020 v1 crop

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 21, 2020 ·  March 22, 2020 ·  March 23, 2020 ·  March 24, 2020 ·  March 25, 2020 ·  March 26, 2020 ·  March 27, 2020
Frames:
Astronomik L 2: 102×400(11h 20′) (gain: 60.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Optolong L-eNhance 2": 47×900(11h 45′) (gain: 120.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Integration:
23h 5′
Darks:
17
Flats:
102
Flat darks:
42
Avg. Moon age:
12.75 days
Avg. Moon phase:
3.55%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00
Mean SQM:
19.71
Temperature:
3.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3428248

RA center: 13h29m53s.10

DEC center: +47°1149

Pixel scale: 0.864 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.949 degrees

Field radius: 0.350 degrees

Resolution: 2428x1619

File size: 1.2 MB

Locations: Dellbrück, Köln, NW, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

Drizzle integration and ~25% crop of the original FOV.

Not quite the optimal setup for the galaxy season, but hopefully decent enough. ;-)

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy - Mar 2020 v1 crop, 



    
        

            Martin Junius