Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  IC 4277  ·  IC 4278  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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            Taylor Ryle
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M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy

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Acquisition details

Dates:
April 3, 2022 ·  April 7, 2022
Frames:
Optolong L-Pro 2": 119×180(5h 57′) (gain: 100.00) -10°C bin 2×2
Integration:
5h 57′
Darks:
20
Flats:
30
Bias:
100
Avg. Moon age:
3.98 days
Avg. Moon phase:
19.36%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00

RA center: 13h29m47s.245

DEC center: +47°1209.83

Pixel scale: 0.532 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.917 degrees

Field radius: 0.457 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

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Resolution: 5115x3474

File size: 11.6 MB

Locations: Home, Cedar Valley, UT, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is the second time I have imaged M51. The first time was last year with a Z61 and a 533MC Pro. This time I was able to go in a bit deeper

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