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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            Daniel Fournier
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M51

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Equinox 80ED

Imaging cameras: Canon 550D (T2i)

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ 6 Pro

Focal reducers: TeleVue .8x focal reducer / field flattener

Software: Luc Coiffier Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.3 beta 45  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS6  ·  Pixinsight LE

Filters: Astronomik CLS CCD EOS Clip Filter


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: 13h 29' 53"

DEC center: +47° 11' 52"

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