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Contains:  Sunflower galaxy, M 63, NGC 5055
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Sunflower Galaxy, 





    
        

            John Renaud
Sunflower Galaxy

Sunflower Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 1929x1537

Dates:June 14, 2018June 15, 2018June 16, 2018June 22, 2018June 23, 2018June 24, 2018July 1, 2018July 2, 2018July 4, 2018July 6, 2018July 10, 2018July 11, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon 5nm Ha: 14x900" -5C bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance I-Series Gen 2: 49x300" -5C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance I-Series Gen 2: 46x300" -5C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance I-Series Gen 2: 52x300" -5C bin 1x1

Integration: 15.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 46.57%

Astrometry.net job: 2195922

RA center: 198.956 degrees

DEC center: 42.032 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.869 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 352.582 degrees

Field radius: 0.298 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Magnolia, TX, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is a tough target to process, I think I started from scratch 3 times. This final rev isn't so much that I'm happy with it, it's more that I'm ready to move on from it and process other targets. On the bright side, I was able to preserve most of the faint fuzzies in the background. If only I could have found the lost blue tones - I swear I had them at some point, lol!

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Sunflower Galaxy, 





    
        

            John Renaud