Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 4277  ·  IC 4278  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy LRGB, 



    
        

            Michael Caller
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy LRGB
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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy LRGB

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 100 ED

Imaging cameras: ZWO 1600MM-C

Mounts: EQ6 R Pro SkyWatcher

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics RedCat 51 APO

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro GP Cam2 130 mono Guide Camrea

Software: Photoshop CC 2019  ·  PixInsight PinInsight 1.8.6  ·  PhD 2  ·  Sequence Generator Pro Sequence Generator  ·  QHY-CCD Polemaster Software Polemaster

Filters: IDAS LPS D2  ·  ZWO 36mm Green Filter  ·  ZWO 36mm Red Filter  ·  ZWO 36mm Blue Filter  ·  ZWO 36mm Luminance Filter


Dates:March 27, 2020

Frames:
ZWO 36mm Blue Filter: 16x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 36mm Green Filter: 16x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 36mm Luminance Filter: 290x90" (gain: 75.00) bin 1x1
ZWO 36mm Red Filter: 16x300" (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 11.3 hours

Darks: ~190

Flats: ~1500

Bias: ~1375

Avg. Moon age: 2.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.47%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3378693

RA center: 13h 29' 51"

DEC center: +47° 12' 25"

Pixel scale: 0.707 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 272.943 degrees

Field radius: 0.248 degrees


Resolution: 1952x1600

Locations: Backyard, South Croydon, Surrey, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

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