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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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