Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4277  ·  IC 4278  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 C14 Edge ASI6200 11 hours under a light polluted sky, 



    
        

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M51 C14 Edge ASI6200 11 hours under a light polluted sky

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M51 C14 Edge ASI6200 11 hours under a light polluted sky, 



    
        

            Pyrasanth
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M51 C14 Edge ASI6200 11 hours under a light polluted sky

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C14 Edge HD C14 Edge

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI6200MM Pro ASI6200 MONO

Mounts: Paramount MX+

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Software Bisque Sky X Pro Skyx Pro  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PinInsight 1.8.8-5

Filters: Baader LRGB Ha OIII SII

Accessory: Innovations Foresight Onag_XM


Dates:March 20, 2021

Frames: 130x300" (10h 50')

Integration: 10h 50'

Avg. Moon age: 6.39 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.50%


Astrometry.net job: 4336574

RA center: 13h 29' 58"

DEC center: +47° 11' 47"

Pixel scale: 0.399 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 61.686 degrees

Field radius: 0.227 degrees


Resolution: 2970x2837

Data source: Backyard

Description

M51 is a beautiful spiral galaxy riding high in the Spring from English latitudes.

I revisited this with the C14 and ASI6200 camera to see if I could capture more detail when seen against my ealier attempts.

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M51 C14 Edge ASI6200 11 hours under a light polluted sky, 



    
        

            Pyrasanth