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

Equipment

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

Acquisition details

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: 13h16m36s.10

DEC center: +41°5631

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