Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 61  ·  NGC 4292  ·  NGC 4301  ·  NGC 4303
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Messier 61 and Supernova SN2020jfo, 


            Jon Stewart
Messier 61 and Supernova SN2020jfo
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron SCT 8” Celestron 8" SCT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC PRO ZWO ASI 294 MC PRO

Mounts: Celestron AVX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guidescope Orion 50mm guide scope

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: Celestron Reducer, 0.63x

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Sequence Generator Pro Seqence Generator Pro  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4 Deep Sky Stacker

Accessory: QHY Polemaster  ·  Celestron Focus Motor

Dates:May 16, 2020

Frames: 27x180" (gain: 240.00)

Integration: 1.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.98%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3525808

RA center: 12h 21' 53"

DEC center: +4° 30' 0"

Pixel scale: 0.718 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 204.081 degrees

Field radius: 0.353 degrees

Resolution: 2976x1911

Locations: Clark Lake, Otter Lake, Quebec, Canada

Data source: Backyard


"Final" attempt at M61 and the new supernova SN2020jfo, taken between 10:30pm and 12:30am on May 16/17.



Jon Stewart
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Messier 61 and Supernova SN2020jfo, 


            Jon Stewart