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Contains:  Sunflower galaxy, M 63, NGC 5055

Image of the day 04/03/2018

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M63 the sunflower galaxy, 





    
        

            Jean-Christophe
M63 the sunflower galaxy

M63 the sunflower galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:GSO 8" RC

Imaging camera:Atik 314L+ Mono

Mount:Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT Synscan

Guiding telescope or lens:Kepler mini lunette 60/240

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI120 MM ST4

Software:Pixinsight

Filter:Orion USA Filtres LRGB

Resolution: 1361x1025

Dates:March 24, 2018

Frames:
Orion Blue 1.25": 7x180" -10C bin 2x2
Orion Filtre Luminance: 35x180" -10C bin 1x1
Orion Filtre Luminance: 6x300" -10C bin 1x1
Orion Green 1.25": 5x180" -10C bin 2x2
Orion Red 1.25": 7x180" -10C bin 2x2

Integration: 3.2 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 7.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.24%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean FWHM: 2.20

Temperature: 1.00

Astrometry.net job: 1987236

RA center: 198.958 degrees

DEC center: 42.023 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.825 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 320.461 degrees

Field radius: 0.195 degrees

Description

Image taken from my backyard Under light and moon pollution.

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