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Contains:  Sunflower galaxy, M 63, NGC 5055
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M63 (Sunflower Galaxy), 





    
        

            Joel Shepherd
M63 (Sunflower Galaxy)

M63 (Sunflower Galaxy)

Technical card

Resolution: 1600x1327

Dates:June 8, 2015

Frames: 13x60"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 63.18%

Astrometry.net job: 855040

RA center: 13h 15' 49"

DEC center: +42° 1' 30"

Pixel scale: 0.768 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -44.405 degrees

Field radius: 0.222

Locations: Home, Seattle, WA, United States

Description

Cute little M63: the Sunflower galaxy. About the same size as the Milky Way, but 25 million light-years away.

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JoelShepherd
Joel Shepherd
License: Attribution Creative Commons
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