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, 



    
        

            Daniel Fournier
M51
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M51

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher Equinox 80ED
Imaging Cameras
Canon 550D (T2i)
Mounts
Skywatcher EQ 6 Pro
Filters
Astronomik CLS CCD EOS Clip Filter
Accessories
TeleVue .8x focal reducer / field flattener
Software
Luc Coiffier Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.3 beta 45 · Adobe Photoshop CS6 · Pixinsight LE

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 18, 2014
Frames:
Astronomik CLS CCD EOS Clip Filter: 14x180" (42') ISO800
Integration:
42'
Darks:
7
Flats:
10
Bias:
10
Avg. Moon age:
16.46 days
Avg. Moon phase:
96.77%
Temperature:
-20.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 205516

RA center: 13h29m53s.8

DEC center: +47°1152

Pixel scale: 8.497 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 77.692 degrees

Field radius: 1.344 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

Locations: Matane, Québec, Matane, Province de Québec, Canada

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M51, 



    
        

            Daniel Fournier