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

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M 63 Sunflower Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 70Da
Mounts
iOptron GEM28
Filters
Astronomik UV-IR Block L-3 Clip Filter
Software
Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight · Adobe Lightroom 6 (Adobe Lightroom)
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
TS-Optics Deluxe 50 mm Guiding/Finder scope with micro focusing
Guiding Cameras
Lacerta MGEN 2

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 23, 2022
Frames:
Astronomik UV-IR Block L-3 Clip Filter: 95x120" (3h 10') ISO1600 f/5.6
Integration:
3h 10'
Darks:
40
Flats:
56
Bias:
44
Avg. Moon age:
20.28 days
Avg. Moon phase:
69.33%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00
Temperature:
7.00

RA center: 13h15m48s.43

DEC center: +42°0132.3

Pixel scale: 1.078 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.932 degrees

Field radius: 0.815 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4528x3019

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland

Data source: Backyard

Description

Next galaxy and freeze-free session with my GEM28! I really only need more focal length. It's time to upgrade...

f/5.6, 2x Drizzled

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