Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 63  ·  NGC 5055  ·  Sunflower galaxy  ·  The star 19CVn
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M63  the Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

            RonAdams
M63  the Sunflower Galaxy
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M63 the Sunflower Galaxy

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M63  the Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

            RonAdams
M63  the Sunflower Galaxy
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M63 the Sunflower Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80 APO F/7.5

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5300 DSLR Nikon

Mounts: Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial

Software: Digicam, Deep Sky Stacker, Gimp, Photoscape


Dates:April 21, 2017

Frames: 20x120" (40') ISO800

Integration: 40'

Darks: 20

Bias: 20

Avg. Moon age: 24.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.52%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1547338

RA center: 13h 16' 36"

DEC center: +41° 56' 31"

Pixel scale: 1.345 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.152 degrees

Field radius: 1.351 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1218

Description

I actually took 50 light frames to align and stack but due to problems with tracking only 20

of the light frames were usable.

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M63  the Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

            RonAdams