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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Black-eye galaxy, M 64, NGC 4826
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M-64 Black Eye Galaxy in Coma Berenices, 


            Francois Theriault
M-64 Black Eye Galaxy in Coma Berenices
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M-64 Black Eye Galaxy in Coma Berenices

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON C9.25

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST8300M

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Starshoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: Celestron F6.3 Focal Reducer

Software: Adobe Photoshop 5 CS  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Nebulosity 3.1.X

Filters: Baader Planetariun LRGB filter set

Accessory: SBIG FW8-8300 Filter Wheel

Dates:May 24, 2015

Frames: 299x300"

Integration: 24.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 38.33%

Basic astrometry details job: 651293

RA center: 12h 56' 40"

DEC center: +21° 41' 52"

Pixel scale: 0.824 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.989 degrees

Field radius: 0.326 degrees

Resolution: 2249x1748

Locations: Genesis Observatory, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada


A combination of 5 various session I had of this galaxy at different orientations and focal length.



Francois Theriault
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M-64 Black Eye Galaxy in Coma Berenices, 


            Francois Theriault