Whirlpool – M51 in PixInsight

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Common Name: Whirlpool Galaxy
Formal Name: M51
Date: 4/8/2005
Constellation: Ursa Major
Location: Ionia
Hardware: Nexstar 11GPS, SBig 2000XM Camera/Filter Wheel at f/6.3
Temperature: -25C
Bin Mode: 1×1
Images: (5) x 5 minute Blue exposures (Astrodon filters)(5) x 5 minute Red = 25 min Red(5) x 5 minute Green = 25 minutes Green(11) x 5 minute Clear (no filter) = 55 minutes Luminous5 Flat fields (T shirt)
Processing: Reduced in CCDSoft

Adjusted in PixInsight using Harry Page’s examples

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