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Observation by Ian Rothwell: M51 (Whirlpool Galaxy)

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Ian Rothwell

Observer

Ian Rothwell

Observed

2020 Mar 26 - 01:15

Uploaded

2020 Mar 26 - 11:34

Objects

M51

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Constellation

Canes Venatici

Field centre

RA: 13h29m
Dec: +47°11'
Position angle: +105°30'

Field size

0°27' × 0°21'

Equipment
  • Skywatcher Explorer 150P
  • ZWO ASI1600MMPro-Cool
  • ZWO EFW
Target name

M51

Title

M51 (Whirlpool Galaxy)

About this image

Under clear skies and almost 5 hours integration brings out the detail in the dust lanes of this beautiful spiral galaxy.

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