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Contains:  Sunflower galaxy, M 63, NGC 5055
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M63 Sunflower Galaxy, 


M63 Sunflower Galaxy

M63 Sunflower Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Skywatcher 150/750 PDS

Imaging camera:Canon 77D

Mount:Celestron Celesrtron AVX

Guiding telescope or lens:Skywatcher Evoguide 50ED

Guiding camera:Altair GPCAM2 IMX 224

Focal reducer:Skywatcher .85x Focal Reducer & Corrector

Software:PixInsight 1.8 Pixinsight

Resolution: 4062x2352

Dates:Dec. 17, 2018

Frames: 22x120"

Integration: 0.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 69.46% job: 2460033

RA center: 198.618 degrees

DEC center: 42.134 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.129 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 130.203 degrees

Field radius: 0.736 degrees

Locations: Home, Adliswil, ZH, Switzerland

Data source: Backyard


This is my first galaxy ever.
M63 is a spiral galaxy in the northern constellation of Canes Venatici distant 29.3 Mly.



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M63 Sunflower Galaxy,