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Contains:  M 63, NGC 5055, Sunflower galaxy
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M63 - Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

            Maarten Rolefes
M63 - Sunflower Galaxy
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M63 - Sunflower Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Altair Astro 10" Ritchey-Chretien

Imaging cameras:Atik 383L+

Mounts:NEQ6 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Altair Astro 10" Ritchey-Chretien

Guiding cameras:Starlight Xpress Lodestar

Software:Pixinsight

Filters:Astrodon LRGB 36mm Tru-Balance E-Series


Dates:April 18, 2017

Frames: 76x900"

Integration: 19.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 58.91%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1599965

RA center: 13h 15' 50"

DEC center: +42° 1' 12"

Pixel scale: 0.557 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 278.850 degrees

Field radius: 0.308 degrees


Resolution: 3205x2369

Description

This image is shot from my light polluted backyard using an Altair Astro Ritchey Chretien 10" telescope on an NEQ6 Pro mount. Camera used is an Atik 383L+ mono with Astrodon LRGB filters. The image is composed of 9Hr RGB data for color and 10Hr of Luminance for detail. Processing in Pixinsight.

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Maarten Rolefes
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M63 - Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

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