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Contains:  IC 4263, M 51, NGC 5194, NGC 5195, Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy, 


            Russell Valentine
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron Guidescope

Imaging camera:Canon T3i 600D Canon 600d

Mount:StarSync Tracker SSTEQ25

Guiding telescope or lens:Meade 8X50 finder scope

Guiding camera:QHY5-II Mono

Software:DarktableINDI/EkosGIMPPHD II

Dates:March 29, 2020

Frames: 32x180"

Integration: 1.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.08%

Basic astrometry details job: 3367818

RA center: 13h 29' 44"

DEC center: +47° 12' 3"

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