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





    
        

            Jonathan W MacCollum
M63 - Sunflower Galaxy

M63 - Sunflower Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Orion 203/1000 f/4.9

Imaging camera:ZWO ASI071MC Pro

Mount:Celestron CGEM

Guiding telescope or lens:ZWO OAG

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI 178MM

Software:PixInsight PinInsight 1.8.5Isbeorn N.I.N.A.PHD 2

Accessory:Skywatcher 2" Coma Corrector f/4

Resolution: 5492x5488

Dates:May 6, 2019

Frames: 234x60"

Integration: 3.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.68%

Astrometry.net job: 2690795

RA center: 198.904 degrees

DEC center: 42.034 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.489 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.763 degrees

Field radius: 0.527 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

M63 - The Sunflower Galaxy

Comments

Author

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Jonathan W MacCollum
License: None (All rights reserved)
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Revisions

  • M63 - Sunflower Galaxy, 





    
        

            Jonathan W MacCollum
    Original
  • M63 - Sunflower Galaxy, 





    
        

            Jonathan W MacCollum
    B
  • Final
    M63 - Sunflower Galaxy, 





    
        

            Jonathan W MacCollum
    C

B

Improved contrast and backed off on saturation

C

Attempted to get better color representation by re-stacking RGB without local normalization.

Sky plot

Sky plot

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M63 - Sunflower Galaxy, 





    
        

            Jonathan W MacCollum

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