Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4277  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 C6 with Starizona Corrector III, Hypercam 26c, 



    
        

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M51 C6 with Starizona Corrector III, Hypercam 26c

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M51 C6 with Starizona Corrector III, Hypercam 26c
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M51 C6 with Starizona Corrector III, Hypercam 26c

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Imaging cameras: Altair Astro Hypercam 26C

Mounts: iOptron CEM40

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Altair Astro Altair 60mm Finder Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290 Mini

Software: Topaz Sharpen AI Sharpen AI  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Pixinsight  ·  Photoshop

Filters: Baader Planetarium Baader Moon and SkyGlow Filter


Dates:April 15, 2021

Frames: 102x180" (5h 6')

Integration: 5h 6'

Avg. Moon age: 3.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.06%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4417987

RA center: 13h29m56s

DEC center: +47°1228

Pixel scale: 0.639 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.810 degrees

Field radius: 0.314 degrees


Resolution: 2500x2500

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is a stack of just over 100 180s shots taken over 3 nights with the Celestron C6 and the Starizona Corrector III. Imaged with the Altair Hypercam 26c on a guided IOptron CEM40,

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M51 C6 with Starizona Corrector III, Hypercam 26c, 



    
        

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