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M101 Crop 1, 



    
        

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M101 Crop 1

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M101 Crop 1, 



    
        

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M101 Crop 1

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV080S

Imaging cameras: Canon D5600 Modified DSLR

Mounts: Celestron AVX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Agena StarGuider 50mm guide scope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II Camera

Focal reducers: stellarvue SFF6-25

Software: PixInsight


Dates:March 31, 2020

Frames: 51x230" (3h 15' 30")

Integration: 3h 15' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 6.48 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.50%


Astrometry.net job: 3392602

RA center: 14h 3' 38"

DEC center: +54° 22' 44"

Pixel scale: 1.669 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.088 degrees

Field radius: 1.067 degrees


Resolution: 3827x2568

Locations: Corrales Back Yard, Corrales, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is a crop from a slightly larger image.

51 subs, 230 seconds each, 3.25 hours total.

I liked the way the post-processing went, I was able to control myself for the most part, and I didn't let the noise get away from me.

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M101 Crop 1, 



    
        

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