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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194

Image of the day 01/23/2014

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    M51 Galaxy, 





    
        

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    M51 Galaxy

    M51 Galaxy

    Technical card

    Resolution: 1640x2000

    Frames:
    Astrodon Gen2I Lum: 33x480" -20C bin 1x1
    Astrodon Gen2I RGB: 48x240" -20C bin 2x2
    Orion Ultra NB Ha 7nm: 26x480" -20C bin 1x1

    Integration: 11.1 hours

    Astrometry.net job: 798530

    RA center: 13h 29' 52"

    DEC center: +47° 12' 25"

    Orientation: 167.210 degrees

    Field radius: 0.269

    Data source: Traveller

    Description

    Classic grand-design galaxy interacting pair at 23 Mlyr. distance.
    7.6 hrs LRGB + 3.5 hrs Ha; 11.1 hrs total
    LRGB: D.A.R.C. Observatory, Mercey Hot Springs, CA on 4/14/12 and 4/20/12
    Ha: Montebello, CA 5/10/12 and Henry Coe St. Pk. 5/12/12

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