M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Alfredo Beltran

Well-known member
Jan 2, 2013
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Hi

This is my version of the Whirlpool Galaxy M51, using the IDAS filter and taken with the ASI071 OSC. Telescope was a C925 EdgeHD at f10. Mount is a CEM60.

Completelly pre and post processed in PixInsight.

M51 resample.jpg

Exposure: 4hr 50 min in total at unity gain (54 x 5 min). Full exposure details by clicking on the image.

Thanks for watching!

Regards,



Alfredo
 

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JPetruzzi

Active member
Jun 18, 2020
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Nice! Just like mine, you also got IC4277 and IC4278 there just below and to the left of M51....I'm going to take a deep dive on this object one of these days and see how much detail I can get in the background galaxies. :)