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2011: Messier 51 and NGC 5194; The Whirlpool Galaxy

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Date: April 22, and May 1, 2011
Exposure: 3 hours (10 + 26x 5 min), ISO800, 24 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands

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