Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5461  ·  NGC 5477
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The Pinwheel Galaxy- M101, 



    
        

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The Pinwheel Galaxy- M101
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The Pinwheel Galaxy- M101

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The Pinwheel Galaxy- M101, 



    
        

            William Maxwell
The Pinwheel Galaxy- M101
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The Pinwheel Galaxy- M101

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade Starfinder 8

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD 163m

Mounts: Losmandy GM-8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: MEADE 50mm Finder Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Software: Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy  ·  Open Guiding PHD2 Guiding  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS4 Photoshop CS4

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter  ·  Blue  ·  Green  ·  Red

Accessory: Baader MPCC coma corrector  ·  Rigel Systems Focuser


Dates:March 10, 2021

Frames:
Blue: 60x60" (1h) bin 2x2
Green: 60x60" (1h) bin 2x2
Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter: 242x60" (4h 2') (gain: 120.00) -10C bin 2x2
Red: 60x60" (1h) bin 2x2

Integration: 7h 2'

Darks: 100

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 26.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.81%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4329824

RA center: 14h03m15s

DEC center: +54°2013

Pixel scale: 1.278 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 58.413 degrees

Field radius: 0.554 degrees


Resolution: 2420x1968

Data source: Backyard

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The Pinwheel Galaxy- M101, 



    
        

            William Maxwell

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