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M51

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop-Service TS 80/480 triplet APO

Imaging cameras: Canon 7D

Mounts: HEQ5

Software: DeepSkyStacker


Dates:March 31, 2012

Frames: 129x15"

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.04 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.95%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 89593

RA center: 13h 30' 26"

DEC center: +46° 53' 13"

Pixel scale: 3.501 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 36.466 degrees

Field radius: 0.943 degrees


Resolution: 620x425

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M51, 



    
        

            Francois