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Contains:  Sunflower galaxy, M 63, NGC 5055

Image of the day 04/27/2018

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    M63 - the Sunflower Galaxy, 





    
        

            Bart Delsaert
    M63 - the Sunflower Galaxy

    Technical card

    Resolution: 1800x1800

    Dates:April 18, 2018

    Frames: 126x300"

    Integration: 10.5 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 2.59 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 7.40%

    Astrometry.net job: 2019431

    RA center: 198.980 degrees

    DEC center: 42.083 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.237 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 359.644 degrees

    Field radius: 0.437 degrees

    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.

    Comments

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    BieDie
    Bart Delsaert
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    Cut out of the wider FOV

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    M63 - the Sunflower Galaxy, 





    
        

            Bart Delsaert