Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4277  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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            Phillip Esce
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M51

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M51

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 10" RC

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI6200MM Pro ASI6200MM

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1100 GTO

Software: Adobe Photoshop 2021 PS2021  ·  Pixinsight 1.8 PI

Filters: Red  ·  Lum  ·  Blue  ·  Green

Accessory: ZWO Mini Guide Scope Mini guide scope


Dates:Feb. 24, 2021Feb. 25, 2021March 3, 2021March 4, 2021March 6, 2021

Frames:
Blue: 71x240" (4h 44') bin 2x2
Green: 71x240" (4h 44') bin 2x2
H: 26x600" (4h 20') bin 2x2
Lum: 40x450" (5h) ISO100 -10C bin 1x1
Red: 71x240" (4h 44') bin 2x2

Integration: 23h 32'

Darks: 10

Flats: 10

Bias: 20

Avg. Moon age: 17.40 days

Avg. Moon phase: 75.36%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4295076

RA center: 13h29m51s

DEC center: +47°1138

Pixel scale: 0.388 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.234 degrees

Field radius: 0.362 degrees


Resolution: 5424x3984

Locations: Home Obeservatory, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Some clear nights brought a chance to get many hours of data on M51. I imaged this on the nights of February 24, 25th, March 3,4 ,6,7 and 8 for a total of 23.5 hours. It is a HaLRGB image. Taken from my backyard observatory with GSO 10 inch RC using NINA fro capture

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M51, 



    
        

            Phillip Esce