Subject
M51
Date
4th January 2003
Telescope or Lens
8 inch LX200 with Celestron f6.3 focal reducer spaced for f4.8
Mount
LX200 with wedge
Camera
MX5C
Filters
One shot colour
Total Exposures L 60 min R   G   B  
Sub Exposure
12 x 5min
Binning
1 x 1
Field of view and resolution
Approx 17.3 x 12.9 Arcminute. 2.4 Arcsec / Pixel
Comments  
Acquired, dark framed and stacked using Astroart, with some final processing with Adobe Photoshop Lite.
The guiding was through Star 2000 with an exposure time of 4 seconds.