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Contains:  M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy
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M 51 (Multiwavelength composite image), 



    
        

            DetlefHartmann
M 51 (Multiwavelength composite image)
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M 51 (Multiwavelength composite image)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Selfmade 443/2048 Newtonian f4.6  ·  NASA Spitzer Space Telescope (Infrared)  ·  NASA Chandra Space Telescope (X-ray)

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-10 XME

Mounts: Sideres85

Software: PixInsight

Filters: SBIG CFW-9

Accessory: SBIG AO-8  ·  Baader RCC-1 Coma Corrector


Dates:March 4, 2011Oct. 10, 2012

Frames:
57x300"
237x3600"

Integration: 241.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.43%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

Mean SQM: 21.50

Mean FWHM: 2.00

Temperature: -30.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3250148

RA center: 13h 30' 0"

DEC center: +47° 11' 38"

Pixel scale: 0.407 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.843 degrees

Field radius: 0.246 degrees


Resolution: 3600x2452

Data source: Own remote observatory

Description

Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO (Chandra Space Telescope); Optical: Detlef Hartmann (Earthbound Newton Telescope); Infrared: NASA/JPL-Caltech (Spitzer Space Telescope).

Composite created by Joe DePasquale (Chandra Science Imager) .

Exposure Times: X-ray: 237 hours; Optical 4.8 hours.

Color Code: X-ray (Purple); Optical (Cyan, Gold); Infrared (Red)

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M 51 (Multiwavelength composite image), 



    
        

            DetlefHartmann