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Messier 51, 



    
        

            Régis Le Bihan
Messier 51
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Messier 51

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Messier 51, 



    
        

            Régis Le Bihan
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Messier 51

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi CCA-250

Imaging cameras: Moravian G4-16000

Mounts: Paramount ME II

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi CCA-250

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: Adobe CS6  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto Pixinsight Core 1.8  ·  FeloPaul MaxPilote

Filters: L  ·  Astrodon RBG True Balance Gen II


Dates:Jan. 17, 2021Feb. 13, 2021Feb. 14, 2021Feb. 15, 2021Feb. 16, 2021Feb. 17, 2021Feb. 18, 2021Feb. 22, 2021

Frames:
Astrodon Ha-3nm: 15x600" (2h 30') -20C bin 1x1
L: 41x600" (6h 50') -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon RBG True Balance Gen II: 36x600" (6h) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 15h 20'

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~99

Avg. Moon age: 4.76 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.89%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4271049

RA center: 13h 30' 27"

DEC center: +47° 3' 10"

Pixel scale: 1.478 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.574 degrees

Field radius: 0.595 degrees


Resolution: 2048x2048

Locations: E-Eye, Frenegal de la Sierra, Extramadure, Spain

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

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Messier 51, 



    
        

            Régis Le Bihan