Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  NGC 5198  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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            David Milligan
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M51

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion AstroView 6 EQ

Imaging cameras: Canon 60Da

Software: PixInsight  ·  Lightroom

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter, 1.25"


Dates:March 1, 2014

Frames: 156x60"

Integration: 2.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.04%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 192297

RA center: 13h 29' 53"

DEC center: +47° 12' 36"

Pixel scale: 1.183 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 49.778 degrees

Field radius: 0.698 degrees


Resolution: 620x405

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M51, 



    
        

            David Milligan