Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4277  ·  IC 4278  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging
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M51, 



    
        

            Cristian Cestaro
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M51

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging
Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher Explorer 250PDS
Imaging Cameras
QHYCCD QHY163M
Mounts
Sky-Watcher NEQ6-Pro
Filters
Astronomik Deep-Sky Blue · Astronomik Deep-Sky Green · Astronomik Deep-Sky Red · Astronomik L-1 Luminance · IDAS LPS-D1
Accessories
Baader 2" MPCC Mark III Newton Coma Corrector (2458400A) · Pegasus Astro Pocket Powerbox · TS-Optics Dew heater for secondary mirror (Newton version) · ZWO EAF
Software
Adobe Photoshop · Open PHD Guiding project PHD2 · Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Tecnosky Sharp Guide 60
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 2, 2021 ·  April 4, 2021 ·  April 7, 2021 ·  April 8, 2021
Frames:
Astronomik Deep-Sky Blue: 120x30" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky Green: 120x30" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Astronomik Deep-Sky Red: 120x30" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Astronomik L-1 Luminance: 15x120" (30') (gain: 120.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Astronomik L-1 Luminance: 297x20" (1h 39') (gain: 120.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Integration:
5h 9'
Darks:
57
Flats:
25
Bias:
101
Avg. Moon age:
23.44 days
Avg. Moon phase:
37.97%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00
Mean SQM:
19.55

RA center: 13h29m53s.387

DEC center: +47°1151.18

Pixel scale: 0.652 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -78.050 degrees

Field radius: 0.335 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3102x2030

Data source: Backyard

Description

Notes: Cropped, light polluttion, moonlight at 37%.

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