Raw Astrophotography Data
Nebulae | Open Clusters | Globular Clusters | Galaxies
The Whirlpool Galaxy
Messier 51
Date Taken Equipment Exposure Length / ISO Contents
06-07-2012Orion 8" Newtonian F/3.9
Nikon D300
Baader Moon & Skyglow Filter
Celestron CGEM
40s / 800 ISO59 Lights
18 Darks
26 Flats
20 Dark Flats
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06-09-2012Orion 8" Newtonian F/3.9
Nikon D300
Baader Moon & Skyglow Filter
Celestron CGEM
105s / 400 ISO12 Lights
11 Darks
17 Flats
20 Dark Flats
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05-04-2013Orion 8" Newtonian F/3.9
Nikon D300 (Visible + Ha)
Baader Moon & Skyglow Filter
Celestron CGEM
80s / 400 ISO59 Lights
42 Darks
50 Flats
50 Dark Flats
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Master Bias Frame
The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)
05-04-2013
The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)
06-07-2012
The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)
A combination of the 6-7-2012 and 6-9-2012 sets using an Entropy Weighted Average.

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