Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 63  ·  NGC 5055  ·  Sunflower galaxy
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M 63
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M 63

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FS-128

Imaging cameras: Alta U8300

Mounts: 10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher ED 80/600

Guiding cameras: Atik 16 IC-S

Software: PixInsight  ·  Maxim DL

Filters: Optec H-Alpha 8nm

Accessory: Optec TCF-S


Dates:March 26, 2012March 27, 2012

Frames:
Optec Bessell B: 13x600" -25C bin 2x2
Optec Bessell R: 8x600" -25C bin 2x2
Optec Bessell V: 8x600" -25C bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Luminance 2": 23x900" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 10.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.75%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean FWHM: 1.80


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 137051

RA center: 13h 15' 32"

DEC center: +42° 1' 4"

Pixel scale: 1.070 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.155 degrees

Field radius: 0.593 degrees


Resolution: 2380x3200

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

costellazione Cani da Caccia
NGC 5055

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M 63, 



    
        

            Giorgio Baj