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

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Resolution: 2200x1582

Dates: May 13, 2017May 14, 2017May 15, 2017

Frames:
ZWO Optical ZWO Blue: 34x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO Optical ZWO Green: 34x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO Optical ZWO Ha: 31x120" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO Optical ZWO Lum: 114x60" (gain: 139.00) -22C bin 1x1
ZWO Optical ZWO Red: 34x60" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.6 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~26

Bias: ~250

Avg. Moon age: 17.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 88.23%

Astrometry.net job: 1582340

RA center: 198.939 degrees

DEC center: 42.035 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.014 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -114.506 degrees

Field radius: 0.381 degrees

Locations: Squirrel Valley Observatory, Columbus, North Carolina, United States

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Randy Flynn
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M63, (NGC 5055), The Sunflower Galaxy, Randy Flynn