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Contains:  Sunflower galaxy, M 63, NGC 5055
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M63 Sunflower with 100mm refractor + 200mm reflector, 





    
        

            Tristan Campbell
M63 Sunflower with 100mm refractor + 200mm reflector

M63 Sunflower with 100mm refractor + 200mm reflector

Technical card

Resolution: 2048x1152

Dates:April 9, 2019

Frames: 235x120"

Integration: 7.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.99%

Astrometry.net job: 2647990

RA center: 198.942 degrees

DEC center: 42.014 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.715 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 346.328 degrees

Field radius: 0.560 degrees

Locations: Home, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

This was an experiment in combining data from my Esprit 100 and 200PDS. Exposure time is approximately half for each. About 7.8 hours of exposure from three different nights in March/April 2019.

142x Luminence @2min
31x Red @2min
34x Green @2min
28x Blue @2min

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            Tristan Campbell
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    M63 Sunflower with 100mm refractor + 200mm reflector, 





    
        

            Tristan Campbell
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B

Core of the galaxy felt pushed to far with sharpening and noise reduction - eased back on those and hopefully improved colour.

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M63 Sunflower with 100mm refractor + 200mm reflector, 





    
        

            Tristan Campbell