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    M51 / Arp 85 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Sara Wager
    M51 / Arp 85 - The Whirlpool Galaxy
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    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON C9.25

    Imaging cameras: Atik 460EX

    Mounts: Avalon Linear FR

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON C9.25

    Guiding cameras: SX Lodestar

    Focal reducers: Celestron 0.63x Reducer

    Software: PixInsight  ·  Maxim DL  ·  photoshop

    Filters: Baader Planetarium 1.25" B  ·  Baader Planetarium 1.25" G  ·  Baader Planetarium Red  ·  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2

    Accessory: Celestron Radial Guider


    Dates:March 5, 2014March 6, 2014March 7, 2014March 8, 2014

    Frames:
    Baader Planetarium 1.25" B: 50x180" bin 2x2
    Baader Planetarium 1.25" G: 50x180" bin 2x2
    Hutech IDAS LPS-P2: 50x600" bin 2x2
    Baader Planetarium Red: 100x180" bin 2x2

    Integration: 18.3 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 5.91 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 34.99%


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 197779

    RA center: 13h 30' 0"

    DEC center: +47° 14' 2"

    Pixel scale: 0.684 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -90.594 degrees

    Field radius: 0.328 degrees


    Resolution: 620x776

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    Sara Wager
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    M51 / Arp 85 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Sara Wager