Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  M 63  ·  NGC 5055  ·  Sunflower Galaxy
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Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

            Damien Cannane
Sunflower Galaxy
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Sunflower Galaxy

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Sunflower Galaxy, 



    
        

            Damien Cannane
Sunflower Galaxy
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Sunflower Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 8"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MC Pro

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInisight  ·  Incanus Ltd. APT AstroPhotograhy Tool  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Open PHD PHD2 Guiding  ·  Pro Digital Software Astronomy Tools Actions Set

Filters: Astronomik L-2 UV-IR Block


Dates:March 25, 2020

Frames:Astronomik L-2 UV-IR Block: 92x30" (46') (gain: 111.00)

Integration: 46'

Avg. Moon age: 0.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.09%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3460292

RA center: 13h 15' 45"

DEC center: +42° 1' 51"

Pixel scale: 1.243 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.825 degrees

Field radius: 0.232 degrees


Resolution: 949x949

Locations: My Back Yard, Copley, OH, United States

Data source: Backyard

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