Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 63  ·  NGC 5055  ·  Sunflower galaxy

Image of the day 04/27/2018

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    M63 - the Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

            Bart Delsaert
    M63 - the Sunflower Galaxy
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    Image of the day 04/27/2018

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      M63 - the Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

            Bart Delsaert
      M63 - the Sunflower Galaxy
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      Technical card

      Imaging telescopes or lenses: 16" f3.75 Dream Astrograph

      Imaging cameras: Finger Lakes Instruments FLI ML16803

      Mounts: ASA - Astro Systeme Austria ASA DDM85

      Software: PixInsight PixInsinght 1.8 RC7

      Filters: Astrodon RBG True Balance Gen II


      Dates:April 18, 2018

      Frames: 126x300" (10h 30')

      Integration: 10h 30'

      Avg. Moon age: 2.59 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 7.40%


      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 2019431

      RA center: 13h15m55s.2

      DEC center: +42°0458

      Pixel scale: 1.237 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 359.644 degrees

      Field radius: 0.437 degrees


      Resolution: 1800x1800

      Locations: Remote Observatory, Southern Alps, France, None

      Description

      With about 6 hours of L, some hint of the tidal stream is visible, without overstretching.

      I might add some L later on for the tidal stream to become more prominent.

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      Description: Cut out of the wider FOV

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