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



    
        

            Christoph Lichtblau
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M 63 rework

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M 63 rework, 



    
        

            Christoph Lichtblau
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M 63 rework

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge 11HD

Imaging cameras: Zwo Asi 6200 mm pro  ·  ZWO ASI 1600MM-Pro

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ-6R pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics Megrez90

Guiding cameras: zwo ASI 120mc

Focal reducers: Optec Lepus 0.62  ·  Celestron .7x Focal Reducer, for 11 HD

Software: PixInsight  ·  Adobe PS CS2  ·  Deepsky stacker

Filters: Baader Filterset 2"


Dates:April 17, 2020

Integration: 0

Avg. Moon age: 24.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.98%


Astrometry.net job: 3431950

RA center: 13h 15' 48"

DEC center: +42° 1' 46"

Pixel scale: 0.426 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -11.755 degrees

Field radius: 0.204 degrees


Resolution: 2725x2118

Locations: Backyard, Eschborn, Hessen, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

Because of good sky position, I decided for a rework of M 63 with additional luminance data and of course new and I hope advanced processing. Exposures were:

L with CCD CLS 66x450 gain 250

RGB each 30x400 gain 300

H alpha 28x 400 gain 350

Total 21,4 h

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M 63 rework, 



    
        

            Christoph Lichtblau

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