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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
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Whirlpool Galaxy M51

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron C6
Imaging Cameras
Pentax K-70
Mounts
SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO
Accessories
Celestron f 6.3
Software
AstroPixel Processor · GIMP

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 15, 2020
Frames:
Integration:
0
Avg. Moon age:
22.66 days
Avg. Moon phase:
44.59%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3476170

RA center: 13h29m52s.6

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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