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

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC6

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 600D

Mounts: NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 80/400/F5

Guiding cameras: QHY6

Focal reducers: CCDT67

Software: PHD Guiding 2  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 3.1  ·  BinaryRivers Backyard EOS 3.0

Filters: Hutech IDAS Light Pollution Suppression Filter P2 2"

Accessory: Gerd Neumann Aurora Flat-Field Panel 160mm


Dates:April 25, 2014

Frames:Hutech IDAS Light Pollution Suppression Filter P2 2": 21x300" ISO800 24C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.8 hours

Darks: ~5

Flats: ~16

Flat darks: ~16

Bias: ~16

Avg. Moon age: 25.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.74%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Mean FWHM: 5.00

Temperature: 21.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 231033

RA center: 13h 30' 33"

DEC center: +47° 13' 37"

Orientation: -176.513 degrees

Field radius: 0.456 degrees


Resolution: 620x320

Locations: Home Garden, Lunel, Herault, France

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