Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  IC 4278  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5169  ·  NGC 5173  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  NGC 5198  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool, 



    
        

            Stefano Zamblera
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M51 Whirlpool, 



    
        

            Stefano Zamblera
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Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 21, 2020 ·  Nov. 17, 2020 ·  Nov. 18, 2020 ·  Nov. 22, 2020 ·  Nov. 23, 2020 ·  Nov. 26, 2020 ·  Jan. 24, 2021 ·  Jan. 26, 2021 ·  Feb. 13, 2021 ·  Feb. 14, 2021 ·  Feb. 21, 2021 ·  Feb. 22, 2021
Frames:
Optolong UHC 2": 55×600(9h 10′) ISO400
Optolong UHC 2": 138×300(11h 30′) (gain: 180.00) -1°C bin 1×1
SVBONY CLS 2”: 20×600(3h 20′) ISO400
Integration:
24h
Avg. Moon age:
7.10 days
Avg. Moon phase:
48.40%

RA center: 13h29m16s.13

DEC center: +47°1156.6

Pixel scale: 1.991 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 125.225 degrees

Field radius: 1.039 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3184x1995

File size: 36.4 MB

Data source: Backyard

Description

Drizzle data integration by PixInSight of many frames in UHC (mainly) and CLS taken by WO Zenithstar 61/EOS550d and WO Redcat51/ASi183MC-Pro.

Annotation made by ImageSolver (Script>Image Analysis) and Annotateimage (Script>render).

Comments

Revisions

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B

Description: Wider field by all frames integration

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C

Description: UHC frames just by ASI183MC-Pro on William Optics Redcat, Gain180 300sec.

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D

Description: Annotated integration by PixInSight ImageSolver (Script>Image Analysis) and Annotateimage (Script>render).
Objects labelled as follow:
Messier
Name;RA(deg);Dec(deg);PixelX;PixelY;Common name
M51;202.469583;47.195278;2790.136485;1467.834568;Whirlpool galaxy

NGC-IC
Name;RA(deg);Dec(deg);PixelX;PixelY;Common name
IC4263;202.138710;46.926639;2158.268095;1520.662225;
IC4278;202.614330;47.246583;2968.713470;1376.667454;
NGC5169;202.041915;46.671806;1712.259516;1354.059914;
NGC5173;202.105950;46.591786;1639.456702;1205.898382;
NGC5194;202.468545;47.195697;2790.017063;1469.313438;Whirlpool galaxy
NGC5195;202.497165;47.266717;2915.097007;1514.940290;
NGC5198;202.547160;46.670694;2072.031453;840.800266;

PGC
PGC HYPERLEDA I catalog of galaxies (983,261 galaxies)
Name;RA(deg);Dec(deg);PixelX;PixelY
PGC2283418;200.577500;46.568889;528.838635;2747.567837
PGC2284075;200.613333;46.607222;611.231201;2749.364316
PGC2283558;200.644167;46.577500;588.091061;2687.545900
PGC3096252;200.658333;46.319722;211.475690;2412.178601
PGC2277698;200.683750;46.234167;101.000291;2299.274954
PGC2282769;200.761250;46.529444;597.622858;2518.251843
PGC2285556;200.780000;46.693056;855.721066;2664.814241
PGC2284823;200.810833;46.652778;816.874663;2592.292508
PGC2282665;200.812083;46.522778;623.117486;2459.126781
PGC2285555;200.908333;46.692778;944.683000;2532.804591
PGC2283670;201.075000;46.583333;897.601663;2250.386239
PGC2289953;201.165000;46.954722;1514.998202;2537.276638
PGC2277963;201.200833;46.249444;487.711991;1780.118737
PGC2277777;201.205417;46.238611;474.787740;1764.319268
PGC2276973;201.218750;46.192500;415.422224;1703.426184
PGC2290815;201.224167;47.008333;1636.231511;2531.830630
PGC2275680;201.231250;46.117222;311.971853;1613.547222
PGC2288684;201.257083;46.878333;1465.331728;2365.391599
PGC2282810;201.270833;46.531944;958.472146;1996.985018
PGC2276207;201.282917;46.147778;394.184547;1591.424049
PGC2279042;201.305417;46.314444;658.608328;1738.841103
PGC2297090;201.327083;47.377778;2258.622794;2805.589949
PGC2277374;201.390000;46.215000;570.350109;1549.831173
PGC2288312;201.419583;46.857222;1547.696131;2178.244863
PGC46981;201.439583;46.161667;526.144073;1444.006268
PGC2790854;201.558333;46.159444;607.372937;1319.356102
PGC2295834;201.560833;47.300278;2305.826719;2490.251979
PGC2281644;201.592500;46.463056;1083.173364;1596.674086
PGC2298575;201.595417;47.458333;2564.952461;2618.066331
PGC2288242;201.600833;46.852778;1668.468539;1989.300058
PGC2279089;201.629167;46.317222;892.416924;1408.937322
PGC3096259;201.657500;47.545556;2737.794503;2645.565191
PGC3096260;201.659167;47.557778;2757.116201;2656.489132
PGC2294311;201.671667;47.212222;2252.391113;2287.787077
PGC2276380;201.681667;46.158056;693.301459;1190.968976
PGC2298213;201.702500;47.440278;2612.725752;2491.868570
PGC2297924;201.714167;47.424444;2597.348138;2463.817952
PGC3096261;201.765000;46.362500;1056.396771;1316.365496
PGC2290293;201.829167;46.976944;2013.763123;1885.786220
PGC2290581;201.833333;46.994167;2042.251741;1899.372064
PGC2289559;201.837083;46.930833;1950.941768;1830.106270
PGC83995;201.886250;47.651111;3053.776435;2525.626195
PGC2282749;201.893333;46.528611;1394.272911;1356.910023
PGC2301870;201.900000;47.647500;3058.007483;2508.155494
PGC2303148;201.919167;47.719444;3178.042988;2563.512298
PGC3096262;201.927083;46.327778;1120.594638;1114.520759
PGC2270873;201.938750;45.815833;369.988654;572.243938
PGC2790855;201.947083;46.967500;2083.020147;1756.730264
PGC2294604;201.951250;47.228611;2472.928798;2023.010366
PGC2297248;201.956250;47.386667;2710.679837;2181.734497
PGC47214;201.995833;45.759444;327.662946;454.810513
PGC2272168;202.023333;45.901944;558.690007;574.261114
PGC47231;202.042083;46.671944;1712.584389;1354.032570
PGC2289565;202.082500;46.931667;2125.825482;1582.678941
PGC47257;202.105000;46.591667;1638.601841;1206.740355
PGC3096263;202.122083;46.371389;1324.833456;960.457217
PGC91291;202.129167;47.714167;3316.797519;2348.809698
PGC47270;202.138333;46.927222;2158.863560;1521.648951
PGC2297311;202.140000;47.390278;2845.135509;2001.311371
PGC47274;202.140000;46.500000;1527.973694;1075.868360
PGC2286797;202.150417;46.767778;1931.571409;1343.672649
PGC47301;202.203750;45.729722;434.421223;209.187407
PGC47295;202.207083;46.262222;1224.402447;760.095707
PGC2294282;202.216250;47.210278;2632.704130;1737.606958
PGC2270387;202.239167;45.784444;541.087236;229.647320
PGC2274979;202.297083;46.078333;1017.499141;476.419117
PGC47323;202.313333;46.502500;1655.899355;902.124278
PGC2281785;202.347083;46.471111;1633.777463;835.067443
PGC2275488;202.395000;46.106111;1129.388890;405.140018
PGC3087449;202.428333;47.884722;3778.327861;2229.675538
PGC47404;202.467917;47.194444;2787.722881;1468.633332
PGC2271002;202.470417;45.824167;768.027157;33.075984
PGC47413;202.496667;47.267778;2916.307591;1516.548702
PGC47441;202.547500;46.671111;2072.890630;840.893217
PGC2309482;202.585000;48.048056;4129.054481;2245.971437
PGC2294907;202.614583;47.246944;2969.426274;1376.793119
PGC2278401;202.625833;46.275556;1546.521932;346.883610
PGC2278118;202.634167;46.259722;1529.238776;321.792337
PGC2277435;202.640000;46.218889;1473.320059;273.016395
PGC2303602;202.650833;47.744167;3727.559233;1862.244544
PGC2300341;202.687500;47.558889;3480.635150;1631.412126
PGC3096266;202.704583;46.415278;1809.332450;413.482336
PGC2292105;202.733750;47.085556;2816.840545;1088.142874
PGC2305258;202.843750;47.834722;3997.086809;1766.750211
PGC2302712;202.873750;47.695278;3813.314565;1590.246033
PGC2287260;202.883333;46.795278;2497.420130;632.589747
PGC2287732;202.939167;46.821667;2576.472663;604.268384
PGC2306178;202.978750;47.882778;4163.218715;1684.353083
PGC2299047;203.036667;47.485000;3620.389768;1207.072811
PGC2290538;203.079583;46.991944;2927.724148;643.263935
PGC2293576;203.086667;47.172222;3197.280376;826.788116
PGC2285407;203.087917;46.684444;2482.672023;309.795984
PGC2291430;203.091667;47.045278;3014.669642;687.570751
PGC2287543;203.113333;46.810833;2686.467769;417.922611
PGC2292718;203.175833;47.121944;3187.739745;684.681408
PGC2301491;203.259167;47.627222;3987.911407;1137.526985
PGC2301670;203.389583;47.636111;4094.281489;1018.347860
PGC2299614;203.417917;47.516944;3940.292342;863.673129
PGC2302775;203.442500;47.698889;4224.025498;1033.015154
PGC2297415;203.521250;47.395833;3837.646263;632.622449
PGC2303083;203.581250;47.715833;4348.308751;914.662290
PGC2303283;203.623750;47.726944;4395.059372;884.783369
PGC3096267;203.625417;47.550278;4138.338279;694.536675
PGC2292593;203.671667;47.114722;3536.145901;183.651231
PGC2301872;203.739167;47.647500;4362.202159;686.545126
PGC3096272;203.822917;47.617222;4378.508450;571.878343
PGC2294884;203.877500;47.245278;3876.246352;119.462266
PGC2296637;203.931250;47.349444;4067.036953;178.136419
PGC2297850;203.942500;47.419722;4177.515068;242.484810
PGC2298090;203.942917;47.433333;4197.629733;256.686032
PGC2298454;203.967500;47.451944;4242.577340;252.475627
PGC2298462;203.971667;47.452500;4246.413300;248.972935
PGC2298610;204.047917;47.460000;4312.762522;182.048280
PGC2296068;204.055833;47.315833;4108.897798;19.198962

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Description: Better Histogram transformation stretching and lighter post-prod by Photoshop and PixInSight.

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Description: Light cropping of wider field integration. Very light post-prod by Photoshop and Lightroom.

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M51 Whirlpool, 



    
        

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