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Contains:  Sunflower galaxy, M 63, NGC 5055
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M63 and its Galactic Neighbors, 


            George Simon
M63 and its Galactic Neighbors

M63 and its Galactic Neighbors

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TPO/GSO 6" f/6 Imaging Newtonian

Imaging camera:Canon 1100D

Mount:Sky-Watcher NEQ6

Guiding telescope or lens:ORION Mini guide 50mm

Guiding camera:ORION SSAG

Software:Backyard EOS 3.1.17PHD2.6.5dev7GIMP2.10.8Nebulosity 3.3.3Startools

Accessory:Baader MPCC

Resolution: 1488x870

Dates:March 27, 2019

Frames: 67x210" ISO800

Integration: 3.9 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 21.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.83%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 20.25

Temperature: 7.00 job: 2608735

RA center: 13h 15' 48"

DEC center: +42° 1' 37"

Pixel scale: 2.852 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.584 degrees

Field radius: 0.683

Locations: Home Observatory, Chesnee, SC, United States

Data source: Backyard



George Simon
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M63 and its Galactic Neighbors, 


            George Simon

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