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Contains:  M 64, Black-eye galaxy, NGC 4826

Image of the day 05/26/2012

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    M64 The black eye galaxy, 


    M64 The black eye galaxy

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2504x2113

    Dates:Feb. 24, 2012

    Frames: 48x300"

    Integration: 4.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 2.42 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 6.46% job: 86741

    RA center: 194.180 degrees

    DEC center: 21.683 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.672 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -3.394 degrees

    Field radius: 0.306 degrees

    Locations: Winter Star Party, Scout Key, Florida, United States


    Another image from the WSP2012.
    This is an LLRGB image of 110:40:40:40 min exposure.
    The image has been taken during two days and I had to remove the camera from the scope for collimation so the two sessions does not overlap exactly. I have made a crop, but still at full res of about 0.64arcsec/pix. The imaging scope is an Officina Stellare UCRC320 at f5.4 The camera used is a QSI 683WSG with an Starlight Xpress Lodestar camera for guiding on a Paramount MX Mount.
    The very down right corner of the image has poor NSR due to not overlapping frames. Filters used are the Astrodon gen II.
    Thanks for watching.



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    M64 The black eye galaxy,