M101 Pinwheel galaxy closeup (software binned 2x2), 



    
        

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M101 Pinwheel galaxy closeup (software binned 2x2)

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: 1x478" (7' 58") ISO1600 bin 2x2

Integration: 7' 58"

Avg. Moon age: 0.54 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.33%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 167188


Resolution: 620x471

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

Description

One 8 minute subexposure. More I could not do due to dew.

The software binning was to increase sensitivity to better show the spiral arms over the LP.

Taken with unmodified DSLR, unguided, PEC off.

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M101 Pinwheel galaxy closeup (software binned 2x2), 



    
        

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