Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 63  ·  NGC 5055  ·  Sunflower Galaxy
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M63 - Sunflower galaxy (osc+L)

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M63 - Sunflower galaxy (osc+L)

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher Esprit 100ED · SkyWatcher Equinox 120ED
Imaging Cameras
ZWO AIS1600 MM pro · ZWO ASI071 MC Pro
Mounts
SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro
Filters
Astronomik L 2" · IDAS UV/IR CUT 2"
Accessories
ASIair Pro · ZWO ASiair · Starizona Apex ED 0.65x L Reducer / Flattener · Skywatcher Esprit 100 F5.5 flattener
Software
Adobe Creative Cloud · Pleiades Astrophoto PinInsight 1.8.8-5
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
SW Evoguide 50 ED (SkyWatcher Evoguide 50ED) · Skywatcher 9x50 finder guider
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI290MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 11, 2021
Frames:
Astronomik L 2": 30x300" (2h 30')
Astronomik L 2": 28x600" (4h 40')
IDAS UV/IR CUT 2": 41x600" (6h 50')
Integration:
14h
Avg. Moon age:
28.97 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.35%

RA center: 13h15m47s.60

DEC center: +42°0216.9

Pixel scale: 1.780 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -37.585 degrees

Field radius: 0.545 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 1558x1558

Data source: Backyard

Description

Messier 63 or M63, also known as NGC 5055 or the seldom-used Sunflower Galaxy, is a spiral galaxy in the northern constellation of Canes Venatici with approximately 400 billion stars.

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Revisions

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  • Final
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B

Description: Added 30x300s + 28x600s HDR Luminance - made with ASI1600, SW Equinox 120 with 0,65x Starizona flattener.

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C

Description: Reprocessed the L integration

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D

Description: New color adjustment and noise reduction

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E

Description: Finer details in galaxy core

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M63 - Sunflower galaxy (osc+L), 



    
        

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