Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 63  ·  M63  ·  NGC 5055  ·  Sunflower galaxy
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Lacerta Photonewton

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2-8300FW

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 9x50 finder

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN

Software: Photoshop  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. Pix Insight

Filters: Baader LRGB 31mm

Accessory: Skywatcher/Lacerta GPU comacorrector


Dates:May 9, 2016

Frames: 105x480" (14h)

Integration: 14h

Avg. Moon age: 3.08 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.35%


Astrometry.net job: 1575625

RA center: 13h 15' 47"

DEC center: +42° 1' 51"

Pixel scale: 1.114 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.762 degrees

Field radius: 0.624 degrees


Resolution: 3192x2448

Locations: my lovely garden, near Vienna, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

M63 the sunflower galaxy is surrounded by very delicate tidal streamers, beautifully the sharply and intricate structures of its tighly wound spiral arms emerge out of the soft cloud of halo stars.

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