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M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy | by Paddy Gilliland @ Image The Universe
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M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

A look at M101 - looked at some old data that allowed resolution of some of the finer detail and better star profiles than my previous version.


Imaging telescope or lens:RCOS 14.5"


Imaging camera:SBIG STX KAF-16803




Filters:Astrodon Green, Astrodon Red, Astrodon Blue, Astrodon Luminance


Resolution: 3833x3966


Dates: April 14, 2017, May 18, 2017, May 25, 2017, June 14, 2017, June 17, 2017



Astrodon Blue: 14x1200" bin 1x1

Astrodon Green: 16x1200" bin 1x1

Astrodon Luminance: 25x1200" bin 1x1

Astrodon Red: 16x1200" bin 1x1

Ha 5nm: 20x1200" bin 1x1


Integration: 30.3 hours


Avg. Moon age: 21.99 days


Avg. Moon phase: 54.87% job: 2173904


RA center: 210.845 degrees


DEC center: 54.402 degrees


Pixel scale: 0.550 arcsec/pixel


Orientation: 249.189 degrees


Field radius: 0.421 degrees


Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States

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Uploaded on August 3, 2018