Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  IC 2550  ·  M 63  ·  NGC 5055  ·  Sunflower Galaxy
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Messier 63, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile
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Messier 63

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Messier 63, 



    
        

            Anthony Quintile
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Messier 63

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron NexStar 8SE
Imaging Cameras
Pentax K3 II
Mounts
Losmandy G11 Gemini 2
Accessories
Celestron OAG #93648 · Starizona SCT Corrector II - 0.63X
Software
Photoshop CC 2019 · Phd2 · DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron NexStar 8SE
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 24, 2020 ·  May 25, 2020 ·  May 26, 2020 ·  June 9, 2020 ·  June 10, 2020 ·  June 11, 2020
Frames:
233x299" (19h 21' 7") ISO200
Integration:
19h 21' 7"
Darks:
40
Flats:
47
Flat darks:
55
Bias:
53
Avg. Moon age:
11.12 days
Avg. Moon phase:
41.96%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
3.00

RA center: 13h15m47s.818

DEC center: +42°0229.53

Pixel scale: 0.554 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 8.831 degrees

Field radius: 0.532 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 5830x3668

Locations: Home, Flagstaff, AZ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I was really struggling with color previously with only +/- 11 hours, so I added another +/- 8 hours which helped immensely.

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Description: Fixed processing blemish

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