Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4277  ·  IC 4278  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SVX152T F/8

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600M

Mounts: Software Bisque MX+

Guiding cameras: Starlight Express UltraStar Mono

Focal reducers: Stellarvue field flattener SFF4-152

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PinInsight  ·  Software Bisque The Sky X Pro

Filters: Chroma LRGB (50mm)

Accessory: Moonlite Nitecrawler WR35  ·  Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox v2 UPBv2


Dates:June 8, 2020June 9, 2020June 10, 2020June 14, 2020June 20, 2020

Frames:Chroma LRGB (50mm): 90x450" (11h 15') (gain: 26.00) -13C bin 1x1

Integration: 11h 15'

Darks: 32

Flats: 96

Flat darks: 96

Avg. Moon age: 21.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.99%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean FWHM: 2.20


Astrometry.net job: 3631913

RA center: 13h 29' 53"

DEC center: +47° 12' 37"

Pixel scale: 0.639 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -92.573 degrees

Field radius: 0.321 degrees


Resolution: 2854x2226

Locations: Home Base, Del Mar, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

600M 1st light

Many thanks to Ron Brecher (AstroDoc) for for his PI expertise to bring out the most from the data.

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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