Whirlpool Galaxy
Whirlpool
Description: Spiral Galaxy
Common Name: Whirlpool Galaxy
Messier Catalogue: 51
NGC: 5194
IC: N/A
Caldwell: N/A
Sharpless: N/A
Constellation: Canes Venatici
Size: 11.2 x 6.9 Arc Minutes
Visual Magnitude: +8.01
Distance: 28 Million Light Years
Canon EOS 1000D
Filter: Semi-APO
ISO: 400
Video: N/A
Light Frames: 11 x 180 seconds
Dark Frames: N/A
Bias Frames: N/A
Flat Frames: N/A
Capture Program: BackYardEOS
Stacking program: DeepSkyStacker
Post Processing: PhotoShop CS3
Date Taken: 12/06/2018
Image Type: RGB
Dark Site?: Yes
Telescope: Altair StarWave 70ED
Diameter: 70mm
Focal Length: 420mm
Reducer/Flattener?: N/A
Mount Control: N/A
Mount: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer
Guided?: Yes PHD2
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