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


            Rainer E.
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Selfmade ONTC with 12" f4 Optikavod

Imaging cameras: Moravian G2-8300FW G2-8300 Mono

Mounts: Losmandy Titan 50

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Selfmade ONTC with 12" f4 Optikavod

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Lodestar

Focal reducers: TeleVue ParaCorr

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Astrdon Astrodon LRGB

Accessory: Pulsar Observatory Pulsar

Dates:March 17, 2017

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.28%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3523843

RA center: 13h 15' 50"

DEC center: +42° 2' 24"

Pixel scale: 0.822 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.864 degrees

Field radius: 0.461 degrees

Resolution: 3304x2324

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


M63 - 150min L, 40 R, 35 G, 35 B
12," Newton f4 with paracorr - total 5h


Sky plot

Sky plot




            Rainer E.