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Contains:  M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy
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Whirlpool Galaxy (Messier 51), 


            Henning Schmidt
Whirlpool Galaxy (Messier 51)
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Whirlpool Galaxy (Messier 51)

Technical card

Dates:March 18, 2017

Frames:Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2: 41x300" ISO1600 -25C

Integration: 3.4 hours

Darks: ~100

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 20.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 70.00%

Basic astrometry details job: 3218910

RA center: 13h 29' 52"

DEC center: +47° 11' 45"

Pixel scale: 0.365 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 154.422 degrees

Field radius: 0.257 degrees

Resolution: 4119x2948

Locations: Home observatory, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Whirlpool Galaxy (Messier 51) from 18./19.03.2017, camera: Canon EOS 700Da cooled: 41x 300 sec, ISO 1600, cooled: -25°C, with ASA SC Reducer/Corrector 0.77.



Henning Schmidt
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Whirlpool Galaxy (Messier 51), 


            Henning Schmidt