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Contains:  Sunflower galaxy, M 63, NGC 5055
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M63, 





    
        

            jelisa
M63

M63

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Imaging telescope or lens:Orion Optics UK ODK 16

Imaging camera:Starlight Xpress H35

Mount:Astro-Physics AP1200

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion Optics UK ODK 16

Guiding camera:Lodestar

Software:photoshopPIXINSIGHT 1.8CCDCommanderMaxim DL

Filters:Astronomik RedAstronomik BlueGreenL

Accessory:Starlight Xpress Fliter Wheel

Resolution: 2426x1741

Dates:Oct. 27, 2015June 7, 2016

Frames:
L: 77x300" bin 1x1
RGB : 18x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 7.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.81%

Astrometry.net job: 2291186

RA center: 198.957 degrees

DEC center: 42.030 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.698 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.858 degrees

Field radius: 0.290 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Description

M63 ou Galaxie du Tournesol est découverte en 1779 par Pierre Méchain, et classée la même année par Charles Messier dans son catalogue. Galaxie spirale de type Sb, elle forme un groupe avec M51 et d'autres galaxies. Elle se situe à environ 8 Mpc (∼26,1 millions d'a.l.) de la Terre. En 1971, une supernova de magnitude 11,8 est apparue dans un bras de M63.

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