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



    
        

            Theodore Arampatzoglou
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Whirlpool Galaxy M51

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            Theodore Arampatzoglou
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Whirlpool Galaxy M51

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 110

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-10XME

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics zenithstar 1 80x480

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI C

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  CCDStack  ·  Photoshop  ·  Software Bisque TheSky6 Pro  ·  Imagenomic Noiseware professional  ·  eqmod  ·  ccdsoft

Filters: Baader Planetarium 1.25" LRGB


Dates:April 19, 2020

Frames: 240x300"

Integration: 20.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.36%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3536586

RA center: 13h 29' 4"

DEC center: +47° 12' 46"

Pixel scale: 1.822 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.233 degrees

Field radius: 0.510 degrees


Resolution: 1590x1242

Locations: Via Lactea Observatory, Paramithia, Epirus, Greece

Data source: Backyard

Description

Instruments and exposure data
Sky-Watcher EQ6 Pro Belt Drive Mod
Guiding:
W.O ZS80 ED
Meade DSI
Imaging:
W.O FLT110 with dedicated TMB field flattener
FeatherTouch 3'' focuser
Starizona MicroTouch autofocuser
SBIG ST10XME CFW9 Filters: Luminance Red Green Blue (Baader Planetarium)
Lum:132*5min, exposure 660min
Red:38*5min, exposure 190min
Green:35*5min, exposure 170min
Blue:36*5min, exposure 180min
Total exposure 20 hours

Location: Via Lactea Observatory, Kristallopigi Paramithia, Greece

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Whirlpool Galaxy M51, 



    
        

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