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Observation by Tom Moran: M51

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Tom Moran

Observer

Tom Moran

Observed

2020 Apr 11 - 09:20

Uploaded

2020 Apr 12 - 12:24

Objects

The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)

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Constellation

Canes Venatici

Field centre

RA: 13h29m
Dec: +47°13'
Position angle: -86°58'

Field size

0°50' × 0°33'

Equipment
  • Celestron9.25
  • 0.6 focal reducer
  • Canon 100D
  • Astronomik CLS
Exposure

58x 40s

Location

Whitley Bay England

Target name

M51

Title

M51

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David Swan
David Swan, 2020 Apr 12 - 13:46 UTC

I can understand why you got this image. The sky transparency was great last night in our neck of the woods, and the Whirlpool is placed really nicely at the moment for those at the north east coast.

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