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Contains:  M 63, NGC 5055, Sunflower galaxy
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M 63 Sunflower galaxy in Canes Venatici, 



    
        

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M 63 Sunflower galaxy in Canes Venatici
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M 63 Sunflower galaxy in Canes Venatici

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Lacerta / Skywatcher 8" Newton f4

Imaging cameras: Atik ONE 6.0

Mounts: 10 Micron GM1000 HPS

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 8x50 Finder

Guiding cameras: Atik GP

Focal reducers: GPU f4 Newton coma corrector

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5 CS5  ·  PixInsinght

Filters: Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-D1  ·  Astrodon E-Series 1,25" L  ·  Astrodon E-Series 1,25" RGB


Dates:June 12, 2015April 21, 2016Feb. 23, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon E-Series 1,25" L: 666x120" bin 1x1
Astrodon E-Series 1,25" L: 74x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon E-Series 1,25" RGB: 120x120" bin 1x1
Astrodon E-Series 1,25" RGB: 78x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 38.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.41%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3264222

RA center: 13h 15' 52"

DEC center: +42° 2' 31"

Pixel scale: 1.173 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.952 degrees

Field radius: 0.549 degrees


Resolution: 2618x2118

Locations: Rooftop Terrace, Vienna - City Center, Austria

Data source: Backyard

Description

Bright spiral galaxy Messier 63, located around 25 million light-years away in the constellation Canes Venatici.

LRGB image from four different nights in 2015, 2016 and 2019 – taken with Atik ONE and Lacerta 200/800mm Newton telescope from the city center of Vienna.

Full field:

Annotated image, including HyperLEDA galaxy magnitudes:

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