Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
M51 -  Whirlpool galaxy, 



    
        

            Luca Billeri
M51 -  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 - Whirlpool galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron C9.25 XLT Starbrigth
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 450D Astrodon Inside
Mounts
Vixen Sphinx SXP
Accessories
Optec NextGEN WideField 0.5X
Software
Luc Coiffier's DeekSkyStacker · Stark Labs PHD Giuding · Photoshop CS
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
SkyWatcher Refractor 70/500
Guiding Cameras
ZWO Design ASI120MM st4

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 29, 2014
Frames:
IDAS LPS D1: 4x300" (20') ISO800 bin 1x1
IDAS LPS D1: 5x600" (50') ISO800 bin 1x1
Integration:
1h 10'
Darks:
4
Flats:
9
Bias:
9
Avg. Moon age:
28.12 days
Avg. Moon phase:
2.24%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 213216

RA center: 13h30m00s.10

DEC center: +47°1138

Orientation: 91.774 degrees

Field radius: 0.387 degrees

Resolution: 620x412

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M51 -  Whirlpool galaxy, 



    
        

            Luca Billeri