The Whirlpool Galaxy and NGC 5195

Whirlpool Galaxy

Other names:NGC 5194, M51
Distance:23 million light years
Date:07-Apr-2018, 08-Apr-2019, 19-Apr-2019
Lens:GSO RC6
Field of view:36' x 21'
Cameras:Canon 600D, Canon T3i mono mod
Filters:Baader Ha 7nm, Baader UV/IR-cut, none/OSC
Mount:Celestron AVX
Guiding:ZWO OAG, Lacerta MGEN-II
Exposure time:6h 45min
Ha 8 x 15min
L 26 x 5min
OSC 31 x 5min
Sizes 1920 x 1080 | 2382 x 1464
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