Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 63  ·  NGC 5055  ·  Sunflower galaxy
M63-Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

            Gauthier Vasseur
M63-Sunflower Galaxy
Powered byPixInsight

M63-Sunflower Galaxy

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
M63-Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

            Gauthier Vasseur
M63-Sunflower Galaxy
Powered byPixInsight

M63-Sunflower Galaxy

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 8

Imaging cameras: QSI 690 WSG-8

Mounts: Avalon Instruments Avalon M-Uno

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 8

Guiding cameras: Lodestar Autoguider X2

Focal reducers: Celestron .7x Focal Reducer, for 8 HD

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - LRGB 31mm

Accessory: Optec FocusLynx QuickSync FSQ Motor Optec FocusLynx


Dates:May 23, 2019

Frames: 40x300" (3h 20')

Integration: 3h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 19.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.67%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2709822

RA center: 13h 15' 47"

DEC center: +42° 2' 13"

Pixel scale: 0.514 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.278 degrees

Field radius: 0.198 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1268

Locations: Back Yard, Menlo Park, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Imaging session squeezed between cloudy nights.

Comments

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

M63-Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

            Gauthier Vasseur