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Contains:  M 101, NGC 5457, NGC 5473, NGC 5474, NGC 5477
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Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy (unguided), 


            Csere Mihaly
Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy (unguided)
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Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy (unguided)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses:Sky-Watcher 150/750 Black Diamond

Imaging cameras:Canon EOS 1100 D

Mounts:Sky-Watcher EQ-3-2


Dates:March 22, 2014

Frames: 52x30" ISO3200

Integration: 0.4 hours

Darks: ~6

Flats: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 20.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 67.19%

Basic astrometry details job: 207262

RA center: 14h 3' 47"

DEC center: +54° 17' 52"

Pixel scale: 1.415 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.192 degrees

Field radius: 0.920 degrees

Resolution: 3920x2552

Locations: Sfantu Gheorghe, Sfantu Gheorghe, Covasna, Romania


Sadly a cloud cover has come in and I only executed 25% of the program I have planned but I think it is a pretty good result so as is.



Csere Mihaly
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Messier 101 - Pinwheel Galaxy (unguided), 


            Csere Mihaly