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Whirlpool Galaxy M51, 



    
        

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Whirlpool Galaxy M51
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Whirlpool Galaxy M51

Whirlpool Galaxy M51, 



    
        

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Whirlpool Galaxy M51

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C6

Imaging cameras: Pentax K-70

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Focal reducers: Celestron f 6.3

Software: AstroPixel Processor  ·  GIMP


Dates:April 15, 2020

Integration: 0

Avg. Moon age: 22.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.59%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3476170

RA center: 13h29m52s

DEC center: +47°1243

Pixel scale: 0.765 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 78.995 degrees

Field radius: 0.435 degrees


Resolution: 3387x2305

Data source: Backyard

Description

Whirlpool Galaxy M51 captured from my driveway in a Seattle suburb. Bortle 5/6.

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