Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  IC 4277  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
CFF Telescopes cff 140 apo
Imaging Cameras
ZWO asi 1600mm
Mounts
10 Micron GM1000 HPS
Filters
R · Antlia Ha 3.5nm 1.25" · B · G · L
Accessories
Feathertouch focuser (Feathertouch HSM---HANDY STEPPER MOTOR WITH MANUAL FOCUS OVER-RIDE)
Software
Custom AstroDom (https://github.com/fenriques/AstroDom) · PixInsight · Kstars/Ekos

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 1, 2021
Frames:
Antlia Ha 3.5nm 1.25": 50x420" (5h 50') (gain: 200.00) -20°C bin 1x1
B: 100x180" (5h) (gain: 75.00) -20°C bin 1x1
G: 100x180" (5h) (gain: 75.00) -20°C bin 1x1
L: 300x180" (15h) (gain: 75.00) -20°C bin 1x1
R: 100x180" (5h) (gain: 75.00) -20°C bin 1x1
Integration:
35h 50'
Avg. Moon age:
17.13 days
Avg. Moon phase:
93.78%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
3.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4352783

RA center: 13h29m46s.8

DEC center: +47°0950

Pixel scale: 0.366 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 258.771 degrees

Field radius: 0.372 degrees

Resolution: 6050x4148

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: PixelSkies

Description

Many hours on this target: 100x180s RGB, 300x180s L, 50x420s Ha. PI WBPP2 helped a lot processing so many frames.

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Sky plot

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