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M-51 The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Earl Hebert
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M-51 The Whirlpool Galaxy

Revision title: M-51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy with a Distant Quasar

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M-51 The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Earl Hebert
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M-51 The Whirlpool Galaxy

Revision title: M-51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy with a Distant Quasar

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 21, 2022 ·  April 1, 2022 ·  April 23, 2022 ·  April 24, 2022 ·  April 25, 2022
Frames:
Chroma Blue: 50×180(2h 30′) (gain: 100.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Chroma Green: 50×180(2h 30′) (gain: 100.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Chroma Lum: 170×180(8h 30′) (gain: 100.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Chroma Red: 100×180(5h) (gain: 100.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Integration:
18h 30′
Darks:
30
Flats:
30
Flat darks:
30
Bias:
30
Avg. Moon age:
17.59 days
Avg. Moon phase:
41.00%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
6.00

RA center: 13h29m54s.989

DEC center: +47°1146.80

Pixel scale: 0.823 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.145 degrees

Field radius: 0.805 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 5912x3852

File size: 18.7 MB

Locations: Home, Woodbridge, VA, United States

Data source: Backyard

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Title: M-51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy with a Distant Quasar

Description: I reimaged this target with the purpose of trying to capture a very distant quasar that is in the field of view with M-51.

Quasar: [VV2006] J133004.8+472301
Distance: 11 Billion Light Years

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M-51 The Whirlpool Galaxy, 



    
        

            Earl Hebert