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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51), 



    
        

            Lukas Van den Broeck
Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)
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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)

Whirlpool Galaxy (M51), 



    
        

            Lukas Van den Broeck
Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)
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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Nexstar 8SE

Imaging cameras: Nikon D70

Mounts: Celestron Nexstar

Software: gimp  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker


Dates:June 27, 2019

Frames: 20x30"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 30.07%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3084094

RA center: 13h 29' 55"

DEC center: +47° 18' 39"

Pixel scale: 0.829 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 314.105 degrees

Field radius: 0.380 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1141

Data source: Backyard

Description

One of my favorite objects in the sky.

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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51), 



    
        

            Lukas Van den Broeck