Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  NGC 5198  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy

M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV80 Access ED Apo

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MC Pro  ·  Nikon D5300 (modded)

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50/200 Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ASI290MM

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFFR-80A

Software: NINA  ·  Pixinsight  ·  Cartes du Ciel

Filters: Baader Luminance

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster  ·  Custom Made AutoFocuser


Dates:Aug. 29, 2020

Frames: 546x180" (27h 18') (gain: 100.00) -15C

Integration: 27h 18'

Darks: 45

Flats: 25

Avg. Moon age: 11.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 86.35%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3640892

RA center: 13h29m52s

DEC center: +47°1138

Pixel scale: 1.126 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 245.488 degrees

Field radius: 1.091 degrees


Resolution: 5250x4591

Data source: Traveller

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M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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