Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5169  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  NGC 5198  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Evostar 80ED DS-Pro

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI533MC Pro

Mounts: Sky-Watcher AZ EQ6 GT Pro

Focal reducers: Sky-Watcher 0.85x Reducer & Flattener

Software: IDEIKI AstroPhotography Tool (APT)  ·  PixInsight  ·  Aries Productions Astro Pixel Precessor  ·  PHD2


Dates:March 10, 2020

Frames: 80x120"

Integration: 2.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 15.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.11%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3324855

RA center: 13h 29' 51"

DEC center: +47° 12' 14"

Pixel scale: 1.484 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 263.351 degrees

Field radius: 0.867 degrees


Resolution: 2975x2975

Data source: Backyard

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Description: Black point brought in, colour saturated a little and cropped for better framing.

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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