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M51; Whirlpool Galaxy

SBIG STXL 6303 camera/ FW8G/ AO-X and AT 16RCT telescope with AP 27 TVPH reducer. Astrodon Gen 2 LRGB filter set. AP 1200 mount.
Exposure times are 15 X 20 min Lum, 12 X 10 min Red, 12 X 10 min Green, and 11 X 10 min Blue. Bin 1X1.
Sensor temp @ -35 deg.
Frames acquired with MaxIm DL 6, calibrated and combined in CCD Stack2. Processed with PixInsight 1.8.
Stardust Ranch, Okeechobee FL

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