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Contains:  Sunflower galaxy, M 63, NGC 5055

Image of the day 05/07/2015

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    M 63 (Sunflower galaxy), 





    
        

            DetlefHartmann
    M 63 (Sunflower galaxy)

    M 63 (Sunflower galaxy)

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:Selfmade 443/2048 Newtonian f4.6

    Imaging camera:SBIG ST-10 XME

    Mount:Sideres85

    Software:PixInsight

    Filter:SBIG CFW-9

    Accessories:Baader RCC-1 Coma CorrectorSBIG AO-8

    Resolution: 4268x2864

    Dates:March 9, 2011March 19, 2015

    Frames: 75x300" -30C

    Integration: 6.2 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 16.31 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 9.73%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

    Mean SQM: 21.50

    Mean FWHM: 2.30

    Astrometry.net job: 627428

    RA center: 198.954 degrees

    DEC center: 42.032 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.343 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 179.933 degrees

    Field radius: 0.244 degrees

    Description

    M 63 technical data / Telescope: Newtonian (d=443mm, f=2048mm) / Location: Emberger Alm, Kaernten, Austria / Camera: SBIG ST-10XME with AO-8 and CFW-9 / Exposure: 6.25 hours (luminance 36x5 min. bin 1x1, red 10x5 min. bin 2x2, green 10x5 min. bin 2x2, blue 19x5 min. bin 2x2)

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    M 63 (Sunflower galaxy), 





    
        

            DetlefHartmann