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 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Samuli Vuorinen
M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy

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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Samuli Vuorinen
M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Boren-Simon PowerNewt 8
Imaging Cameras
Atik 460EX
Mounts
Sky-Watcher EQ-6 Pro
Filters
L · G · R · B
Accessories
Lunatico Astronomia Seletek Armadillo · ASA 2" x 0,73 Corrector/Reducer 2KORRR
Software
PixInsight · Maxim DL · AstroTortilla
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Finderscope
Guiding Cameras
QHYCCD QHY5

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 26, 2014
Frames:
B: 6x30" (3') -15°C bin 1x1
B: 5x600" (50') -15°C bin 1x1
G: 6x30" (3') -15°C bin 1x1
G: 5x600" (50') -15°C bin 1x1
L: 6x30" (3') -15°C bin 1x1
L: 5x600" (50') -15°C bin 1x1
R: 6x30" (3') -15°C bin 1x1
R: 5x600" (50') -15°C bin 1x1
Integration:
3h 32'
Flats:
20
Bias:
500
Avg. Moon age:
24.79 days
Avg. Moon phase:
23.37%
Temperature:
-1.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 210164

RA center: 13h29m52s.1

DEC center: +47°1106

Pixel scale: 1.533 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.564 degrees

Field radius: 0.711 degrees

Resolution: 2598x2100

Locations: Komakallio, Kirkkonummi, Finland

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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Samuli Vuorinen