Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 200/1000 Black Diamond

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS450D

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 70/500

Guiding cameras: QHY5 II

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS5 Photoshop CS5

Accessory: Hutech IDAS LPS D1  ·  Baader MPCC Coma Corrector


Dates:May 4, 2014

Frames: 15x600"

Integration: 2.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.96%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 286614

RA center: 13h 29' 57"

DEC center: +47° 14' 24"

Orientation: 179.518 degrees

Field radius: 0.696 degrees


Resolution: 620x428

Locations: Germignaga, Germignaga, Varese, Italy

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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