Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Russell Valentine
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Russell Valentine
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron Guidescope
Imaging Cameras
Canon T3i 600D Canon 600d
Mounts
StarSync Tracker SSTEQ25
Software
INDI/Ekos · Darktable · GIMP · PHD II
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Meade 8X50 finder scope
Guiding Cameras
QHY5-II Mono

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 29, 2020
Frames:
32x180" (1h 36')
Integration:
1h 36'
Avg. Moon age:
4.60 days
Avg. Moon phase:
22.08%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3367818

RA center: 13h29m44s.4

DEC center: +47°1203

Pixel scale: 2.074 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 288.010 degrees

Field radius: 0.538 degrees

Resolution: 1523x1080

Locations: Lawrence, KS, Lawrence, Kansas, United States

Data source: Backyard

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Russell Valentine