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



    
        

            Andre van Zegveld
M51
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M51

M51, 



    
        

            Andre van Zegveld
M51
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M51

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 17, 2021
Frames:
66×300(5h 30′)
Integration:
5h 30′
Avg. Moon age:
5.36 days
Avg. Moon phase:
29.11%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4233001

RA center: 13h29m51s.8

DEC center: +47°1051

Pixel scale: 1.170 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.406 degrees

Field radius: 0.477 degrees

Resolution: 2304x1823

File size: 2.3 MB

Locations: Eye in the Sky Telescope Hosting, Raspay, Spain

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Eye In The Sky

Description

M51

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Description: M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, also known as Messier 51 and NGC 5194, is an interacting grand-design spiral galaxy with a Seyfert 2 active galactic nucleus. It lies in the constellation Canes Venatici, and was the first galaxy to be classified as a spiral galaxy. Its distance is estimated to be 31 million light-years away from Earth. Feb 2021, CFF-185 APO & ASI 6200 MC camera + TEC-140 & SBIG STL 11000 Camera. 69 x 300 Sec. Location: “Eye in the Sky” Telescope hosting, Raspay, Spain. (c) Andre van Zegveld, febr 2021

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