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

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS-Optics RC 6"

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY183C

Mounts: iOptron Cem60  ·  Berlebach Planet

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS-optics TSL60D

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Focal reducers: TS-Optics 2" CCD Reducer 0,67x

Software: Pleaides Astrophoto PixInshight  ·  Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy N.I.N.A. 1.10  ·  Gimp 2.10

Filters: Baader Planetarium Neodymium Filter


Dates:April 4, 2021

Frames:Baader Planetarium Neodymium Filter: 31x120" (1h 2') (gain: 0.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 1h 2'

Darks: 50

Flats: 20

Bias: 50

Avg. Moon age: 22.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.13%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4422347

RA center: 13h29m52s

DEC center: +47°1145

Pixel scale: 0.506 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.185 degrees

Field radius: 0.348 degrees


Resolution: 3500x3500

Locations: Hohe Wand, Stollhof, Niederösterreich, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

For postprocessing I've done just a litle bit of histogram stretching, curve adjustments and color calibration. No deconvolution has been done (still have to practice to get desent results ;-) )

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Description: This is a new version. Played a bit with deconvolution, denoise and curves. I like the result :-)

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M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

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