Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5169  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  NGC 5229  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service TSAPO65Q

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 600Da / Rebel T3i

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Viewfinder 8x50

Guiding cameras: MGEN

Software: DSS  ·  GIMP  ·  Fitswork


Dates:March 28, 2014

Frames: 10x600" (1h 40')

Integration: 1h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 27.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.03%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 494047

RA center: 13h 29' 50"

DEC center: +47° 10' 33"

Orientation: 88.390 degrees

Field radius: 1.479 degrees


Resolution: 4046x3029

Description

First-Light for camera, telescope and guiding system

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