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M51 : Whirlpool Galaxy in Canes Venatici

Photograph of M51

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Information about this object can be found on the SEDS website

Photograph Information
LocationClearfield Observatory
TelescopeAP130 @ f6 w/field flattner
CameraCanon 300D, unmodified
ExposureSum of thirteen 5 minute exposures at ISO400
Notes62°F, 92%rh, very humid night with ground fog and fair transparency

Initial RAW conversion, registration and adjustment in IRIS.
Additional adjustments in Photoshop CS2.
Noise reduction in PixInsight LE 1.02

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