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M51 Whirlpool 8/7/2013 (new 60D version)
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M51 Whirlpool 8/7/2013 (new 60D version)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 102gt

Imaging cameras: Canon 60D

Mounts: Losmandy G11 Gemini II

Software: Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.2  ·  Startools 1.3


Dates:Aug. 7, 2013

Frames: 2x238" (7' 56") ISO1600

Integration: 7' 56"

Avg. Moon age: 0.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.33%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 166760

RA center: 13h 29' 45"

DEC center: +47° 15' 57"

Pixel scale: 0.882 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -83.232 degrees

Field radius: 0.750 degrees


Resolution: 620x408

Locations: Suburban backyard N/O Seattle, Lynnwood, WA, United States

Description

Taken with unmodified camera, unguided, PEC off.

Took a quick "snapshot" of 2 subs totalling 8 minutes to try out new Canon 60D camera.

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M51 Whirlpool 8/7/2013 (new 60D version), 



    
        

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