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M51 Whirlpool April 2022, 



    
        

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M51 Whirlpool April 2022
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M51 Whirlpool April 2022

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M51 Whirlpool April 2022, 



    
        

            Chris
M51 Whirlpool April 2022
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M51 Whirlpool April 2022

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Askar FRA600
Mounts
Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro
Filters
Baader infrared filter
Accessories
ASI EAF
Software
Adobe Photoshop · pixinsight 1.8
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
ZWO 30/120mm Guiderscope
Guiding Cameras
ASI 120MC

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 16, 2022
Frames:
108×120(3h 36′)
Integration:
3h 36′
Avg. Moon age:
14.44 days
Avg. Moon phase:
99.88%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5691238

RA center: 13h29m53s.0

DEC center: +47°1145

Pixel scale: 1.601 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.281 degrees

Field radius: 0.719 degrees

Resolution: 2750x1698

File size: 2.0 MB

Locations: Kungsör, Granhammar, Västmanlands län, Sweden

Data source: Backyard

Description

The full moon made it impossible to image anything to the south and this target was high to the north - never attempted it before so decided to give it a shot... 

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M51 Whirlpool April 2022, 



    
        

            Chris