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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

 

Mount:Paramount-ME

 

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

 

Frames:

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%

 

Astrometry.net 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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