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





    
        

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M 63 Sunflower galaxy in Canes Venatici

M 63 Sunflower galaxy in Canes Venatici

Technical card

Resolution: 1546x1142

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%

Astrometry.net job: 2721404

RA center: 198.954 degrees

DEC center: 42.026 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.175 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.841 degrees

Field radius: 0.314 degrees

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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