Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5461  ·  NGC 5477
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M101 Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            Matt Baker
M101 Pinwheel Galaxy
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M101 Pinwheel Galaxy

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M101 Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            Matt Baker
M101 Pinwheel Galaxy
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M101 Pinwheel Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
TS Optics TS Photoline 90mm f6,6 Triplet FPL53 Apo CF
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM Pro
Mounts
Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO
Filters
ZWO L 31mm · ZWO Ha 31mm 7nm · ZWO RGB 31mm
Accessories
ZWO EFW 31mm 8 positions · TS Optics Photoline 0,79x 2 inch
Software
PixInsight 1.8
Guiding Cameras
QHYCCD 5L ll M

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 6, 2021
Frames:
ZWO Ha 31mm 7nm: 31x300" (2h 35') (gain: 200.00) bin 1x1
ZWO L 31mm: 229x90" (5h 43' 30") (gain: 76.00) -15°C bin 1x1
ZWO RGB 31mm: 60x180" (3h) (gain: 76.00) -15°C bin 1x1
Integration:
11h 18' 30"
Avg. Moon age:
24.25 days
Avg. Moon phase:
28.37%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4448609

RA center: 14h03m04s.6

DEC center: +54°2526

Pixel scale: 1.611 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 10.846 degrees

Field radius: 0.754 degrees

Resolution: 2892x1735

Data source: Backyard

Description

Only 3 Hours of RGB at the moment, no luminance or Ha added. Happy with current result, just need more clear nights to gather plenty of luminance as it's a tad noisy.

Comments

Revisions

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B

Description: Wider crop and added 3 hours of L

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E

Description: Reprocess and added 2.5 hours of Ha

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F

Description: Tighter Crop

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H

Description: More effective noise reduction

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I

Description: Another complete reprocess

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