Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 4263  ·  M 51  ·  NGC 5194  ·  NGC 5195  ·  Whirlpool Galaxy
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M51 - The Whirlpool galaxy, 



    
        

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M51 - The Whirlpool galaxy
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M51 - The Whirlpool galaxy

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M51 - The Whirlpool galaxy, 



    
        

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M51 - The Whirlpool galaxy

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 25, 2020
Frames:
Optolong L-Pro 2": 50×180(2h 30′) (gain: 60.00) bin 2×2
Integration:
2h 30′
Darks:
4
Flats:
40
Avg. Moon age:
2.18 days
Avg. Moon phase:
5.30%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
8.00
Temperature:
17.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3467205

RA center: 13h29m48s.10

DEC center: +47°1304

Pixel scale: 0.921 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 81.493 degrees

Field radius: 0.586 degrees

Resolution: 3792x2576

File size: 38.6 MB

Data source: Backyard

Description

First light and short integration time with the Altair Hypercam 183C.

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M51 - The Whirlpool galaxy, 



    
        

            George