Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  M 63, NGC 5055, Sunflower galaxy
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M63 - The Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

            Insight Observatory
M63 - The Sunflower Galaxy
Powered byPixInsight

M63 - The Sunflower Galaxy

Technical card


Dates:April 1, 2019April 9, 2019April 10, 2019

Frames:
Baader Blue: 2x600" -34C bin 1x1
Baader Green: 4x600" -34C bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 10x600" -34C bin 1x1
Baader Luminance: 9x300" -42C bin 1x1
Baader Red: 7x600" -34C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.6 hours

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Bias: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 11.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.72%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


Astrometry.net job: 2799736

RA center: 13h 15' 42"

DEC center: +42° 0' 28"

Pixel scale: 1.238 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.295 degrees

Field radius: 0.692 degrees


Resolution: 3009x2677

Locations: SkyPi Remote Observatory, Pie Town, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory

Description

Sunflower Galaxy with tidal streams and outer loop.

Image processed by Utkarsh Mishra using image data from Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach remote telescope ATEO-1.

Image set can be subscribed to and downloaded from Insight Observatory's "Starbase" image set repository.

Comments

Author

insightobs
Insight Observatory
License: None (All rights reserved)
1912
Like

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

M63 - The Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

            Insight Observatory