M51, The Whirpool Galaxy

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    Technical Details:

    Object(s): M51 The Whirpool Galaxy in Canes Venatici
    Observing Site: La Hita Observatory, Toledo, Spain
    Date and Time: May 16, 2004 01:48 UTC
    Camera: Canon 10D
    CCD: Canon 6.3 Megapixel CMOS sensor
    Telescope: Vixen RS200 @ f/4
    Filters: no
    Exposure: 10 x 120 sec,  ISO 800
    Capture software: No
    Processing Software: Images Plus (raw conversion, stacking, DDP), Photoshop (curves, color), NeatImage (denoise)
    Comments: 9  darks avg, no flats. Image cropped and size reduced (50%). From raw files CRW_4970-4980.

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