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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Black-eye galaxy, M 64, NGC 4826
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M64, The Black Eye Galaxy, 


M64, The Black Eye Galaxy
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M64, The Black Eye Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Toscanoptic 10" Truss RC F9

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY9 mono

Mounts: EQ8

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67 - 0.67x Reducer

Software: Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader Planerarium 36mm Tru-Balance LRGB

Accessory: Starlight Xpress SX-filter-wheel 7x + SX-OAG

Dates:April 21, 2018

Frames: 26x900"

Integration: 6.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.10%

Basic astrometry details job: 2031620

RA center: 12h 56' 46"

DEC center: +21° 41' 31"

Pixel scale: 1.396 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.386 degrees

Field radius: 0.377 degrees

Resolution: 1562x1159

Locations: Home Observatory, Freckleton, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


A final image before summer. Try as I might I could not get any star colour out of this!

L - 11 x 1200s
RGB - 4 x 900s each
All subs binned 2x2



License: None (All rights reserved)

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M64, The Black Eye Galaxy, 



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