Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5451  ·  NGC 5455  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5461  ·  NGC 5471
M101 Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            David Kennedy
M101 Pinwheel Galaxy
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M101 Pinwheel Galaxy

M101 Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            David Kennedy
M101 Pinwheel Galaxy
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M101 Pinwheel Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade Lx200 12” Classic OTA

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX+

Guiding cameras: ZWO AS174mm

Focal reducers: Starizona SCT Corrector LF

Software: Software Bisque TheSkyX Professional  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: Chroma Blue 36mm  ·  Chroma Red 36mm  ·  Chroma Luminance 36mm  ·  Chroma Green (36mm)

Accessory: Celeston OAG


Dates:June 1, 2021June 6, 2021June 12, 2021June 16, 2021

Frames:
Chroma Blue 36mm: 72x300" (6h) (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 2x2
Chroma Green (36mm): 72x300" (6h) (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 2x2
Chroma Luminance 36mm: 177x150" (7h 22' 30") (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 2x2
Chroma Red 36mm: 75x300" (6h 15') (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 2x2

Integration: 25h 37' 30"

Darks: 20

Flats: 20

Flat darks: 20

Avg. Moon age: 13.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.07%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4649984

RA center: 14h03m12s

DEC center: +54°2150

Pixel scale: 0.745 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.219 degrees

Field radius: 0.364 degrees


Resolution: 2908x1983

Locations: Home, McCall, Idaho, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Imaged over The first two weeks of June this year.

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M101 Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            David Kennedy