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M 51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Marco Failli
M 51 - Whirlpool Galaxy
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M 51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

M 51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Marco Failli
M 51 - Whirlpool Galaxy
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M 51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO RC 6" f/9
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI294MC Pro
Mounts
Skywatcher EQ6-R PRO Synscan
Filters
IDAS LPS D1
Accessories
Tecnosky 0.67x RC Reducer
Software
Adobe Photoshop · PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher 70/500 Achro
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 22, 2020
Frames:
IDAS LPS D1: 109×180(5h 27′) (gain: 125.00) -15°C
Integration:
5h 27′
Avg. Moon age:
28.49 days
Avg. Moon phase:
1.21%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
8.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3298407

RA center: 13h29m54s.2

DEC center: +47°1145

Pixel scale: 1.033 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.797 degrees

Field radius: 0.638 degrees

Resolution: 3698x2466

File size: 2.9 MB

Locations: Terrazzo di casa, Prato, Prato, Italy

Data source: Backyard

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M 51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Marco Failli