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Messier 64: The Black Eye Galaxy, 



    
        

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Messier 64: The Black Eye Galaxy

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Messier 64: The Black Eye Galaxy, 



    
        

            David Redwine
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Messier 64: The Black Eye Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" EdgeHD  ·  CELESTRON EdgeHD 800

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600 MM Pro

Mounts: Celestron CGX-L

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron RACI

Guiding cameras: Zwo ASI 120 MM-S

Focal reducers: Celestron Edge HD 800 f/0.7

Software: Topaz Labs DeNoise AI  ·  Celestron CPWI  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Adobe Photoshop Version: 21.1.3  ·  PixInsight  ·  Software Bisque The SkyX Serious  ·  APT

Filters: ZWO 1.25" L  ·  Zwo Green 1.25"  ·  Zwo Blue 1.25"  ·  ZWO Red 1.25"

Accessory: Zwo 8 position 1.25" Filter wheel  ·  Skyshed POD


Dates:Feb. 25, 2021

Frames: 84x240" (5h 36')

Integration: 5h 36'

Avg. Moon age: 12.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 95.70%


Astrometry.net job: 4264914

RA center: 12h 56' 45"

DEC center: +21° 41' 34"

Pixel scale: 0.532 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 96.976 degrees

Field radius: 0.249 degrees


Resolution: 2689x2017

Locations: Bluff Creek Observatory, Coleman, MI, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Messier 64 in LRGB, by the light of the full moon

21 x 240s each for LRGB

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Description: Cropped, flipped the eye to the front. Less red in the outer disk of the galaxy.

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Messier 64: The Black Eye Galaxy, 



    
        

            David Redwine