Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4277  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
M51The  Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Gianluca Belgrado
M51The  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51The Whirlpool Galaxy

M51The  Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Gianluca Belgrado
M51The  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51The Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Newton 200 / 1000

Imaging cameras: Canon 1100DA Full Spectrum

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO Synscan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Konus Vista 80/400

Software: DeepSkyStacker (DSS) 4.2.2 64 bit  ·  Magic Lantern MagicLantern  ·  Photoshop cc 2020  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto Pisinsight LE

Accessory: Homemade Bathinov mask  ·  Celestron Mpcc


Dates:March 2, 2017

Frames: 129x300" ISO200

Integration: 10.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.27%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4060198

RA center: 13h 29' 53"

DEC center: +47° 11' 45"

Pixel scale: 1.056 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.345 degrees

Field radius: 0.339 degrees


Resolution: 1788x1461

Locations: Cortile di casa, Casarano, Lecce, Italy

Data source: Backyard

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