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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 63, NGC 5055, Sunflower galaxy
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Messier 63 - Sunflower Galaxy - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - LRGBHa, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
Messier 63 - Sunflower Galaxy - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - LRGBHa
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Messier 63 - Sunflower Galaxy - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - LRGBHa

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Mesu Optics Mesu-Mount 200 Mk2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon BLUE 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon GREEN 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon RED 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon LUM 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon True-Balance Gen2 E-Series 50mm Ha 3nm

Accessory: Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Feathertouch 2" focuser  ·  QHYCCD QHYCFW3-7 Poistion 50mm


Dates:Feb. 22, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon BLUE 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance: 10x300" (gain: 26.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon GREEN 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance: 10x300" (gain: 26.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon LUM 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance: 10x240" (gain: 26.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon RED 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance: 10x300" (gain: 26.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon True-Balance Gen2 E-Series 50mm Ha 3nm: 17x600" (gain: 26.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.0 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~20

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 28.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.21%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3271309

RA center: 13h 15' 50"

DEC center: +42° 2' 2"

Pixel scale: 0.722 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.340 degrees

Field radius: 0.871 degrees


Resolution: 6361x5900

Locations: Starbase Walden, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Data source: Backyard

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Eric Walden
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Messier 63 - Sunflower Galaxy - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - LRGBHa, 



    
        

            Eric Walden