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

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M63 - the Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

            Bart Delsaert
M63 - the Sunflower Galaxy
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Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
16" f3.75 Dream Astrograph
Imaging Cameras
Finger Lakes Instruments FLI ML16803
Mounts
ASA - Astro Systeme Austria ASA DDM85
Filters
Astrodon RBG True Balance Gen II
Software
PixInsight PixInsinght 1.8 RC7

Acquisition details

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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M63 - the Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

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