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Messier 51, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile
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Messier 51

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Messier 51, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile
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Messier 51

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT72ED

Imaging cameras: Pentax K3 II

Mounts: Losmandy G11 Gemini 2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 60280 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Focal reducers: Hotech field flatner

Software: Phd2  ·  Photoshop CC 2019  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker


Frames: 15x240" (1h)

Integration: 1h


RA center: 13h29m43s.51

DEC center: +47°1221.5

Pixel scale: 1.878 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -88.337 degrees

Field radius: 0.771 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 2381x1749

Locations: Home, Flagstaff, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

60 minutes of exposure that I took last year to use to sell a mount. It came out good enough that I processed it some more to post!

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Messier 51, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile