Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  NGC 5198  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51

Technical card

Imaging cameras: SBIG STF8300M CCD

Mounts: Losmandy G11 Losmandy

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider Orion

Focal reducers: Baader MPCC

Software: SGP

Filters: Baader LRGB 2" Baader LRGB

Accessory: SBIG FW8-8300


Dates:March 15, 2020

Frames: 60x300" (5h)

Integration: 5h

Avg. Moon age: 21.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 59.84%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3369741

RA center: 13h29m59s

DEC center: +47°1142

Pixel scale: 1.108 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 134.890 degrees

Field radius: 0.629 degrees


Resolution: 3256x2476

Locations: The Bog Observatory, Salem, New York, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

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