Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5455  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5461  ·  NGC 5471
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M101

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M101

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 200P-DS

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 650D Modified

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 9x50 Finder

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120mm-mini

Focal reducers: Skywatcher Coma Corrector f/5

Software: dss  ·  Startools  ·  apt  ·  PHD2 guiding software

Filters: IDAS LP D2


Dates:May 10, 2020

Frames: 180x120" (6h)

Integration: 6h

Avg. Moon age: 18.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 87.69%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3650324

RA center: 14h 3' 11"

DEC center: +54° 21' 10"

Pixel scale: 1.955 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.647 degrees

Field radius: 0.400 degrees


Resolution: 1229x810

Locations: Garden Bortle 8+, Solihull, west midlands, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

To finally get this image blew my socks off - cheesy but true. I have got dozens of hours on this but never got a decent set of data, but kept improving a little at a time and improved my processing skills and wehay, here it is and it pleases me.

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