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Observation by Mike Greenhill-Hooper: M51

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Mike Greenhill-Hooper

Observer

Mike Greenhill-Hooper

Observed

2020 Mar 21 - 22:30

Uploaded

2021 Jan 29 - 15:30

Objects

The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)

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Constellation

Canes Venatici

Field centre

RA: 13h29m
Dec: +47°12'
Position angle: -69°02'

Field size

0°29' × 0°22'

Equipment
  • Celestron C11 on SkyWatcher NEQ6 mount; f6.3 focal reducer
  • Camera: Atik 383L colour with IR filter; OAG with Orion Starshoot autoguide camera
Exposure

13x5min binned (B&W); 13x5min un-binned (colour)

Location

Miradoux, S.W. France

Target name

M51

Title

M51

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