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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Karoy Lorentey
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Karoy Lorentey
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron NexStar 6SE

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI533MC Pro

Mounts: Orion Atlas II EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO Mini Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

Focal reducers: f/6.3 Focal Reducer & Corrector

Software: PixInsight

Accessory: ZWO ASIAir Pro  ·  Pegasus Pocket PowerBox


Dates:July 2, 2020

Frames: 42x60" (42') (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 42'

Darks: ~60

Flats: ~60

Bias: ~60

Avg. Moon age: 11.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 90.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Temperature: 13.00


Astrometry.net job: 3650693

RA center: 13h 29' 53"

DEC center: +47° 11' 47"

Pixel scale: 0.358 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -129.016 degrees

Field radius: 0.288 degrees


Resolution: 4096x4096

Locations: Home, Cupertino, California, United States

Data source: Backyard

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