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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51), 



    
        

            Brett Alcox
Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)
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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)

Whirlpool Galaxy (M51), 



    
        

            Brett Alcox
Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)
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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80 F7.5

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Software: PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Luminance  ·  Green  ·  Blue  ·  Red

Accessory: Orion Field Flattener for Short Refractors


Dates:June 9, 2019

Frames:
Blue: 14x120" (28') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Green: 14x120" (28') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Luminance: 18x120" (36') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
Red: 14x120" (28') (gain: 139.00) bin 1x1

Integration: 2h

Avg. Moon age: 6.59 days

Avg. Moon phase: 41.57%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3388098

RA center: 13h29m52s

DEC center: +47°1152

Pixel scale: 1.308 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.405 degrees

Field radius: 0.244 degrees


Resolution: 1114x746

Locations: Home, Lees Summit, MO, United States

Data source: Backyard

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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51), 



    
        

            Brett Alcox

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ZWO ASI1600MM/QHY163M