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


            Thomas LELU
The Sunflower Galaxy
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The Sunflower Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA - Astro Systeme Austria ASA 10'

Imaging cameras: Canon Ra

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Evostar 72ED Evostar 72ED

Guiding cameras: ASI ZWO 120 Mini

Focal reducers: ASA - Astro System Austria ASA 3" Wynne Reducer Korrektor 0,95x

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC 2019  ·  BackyardEOS  ·  The SkyX Pro  ·  MaxPilote  ·  PIXINSIGHT PixInsinght 1.8 RC7

Accessory: X-rite i1 Display Pro  ·  EIZO ColorEdge CS2420

Dates:March 19, 2020March 24, 2020March 25, 2020March 26, 2020

Frames: 224x300" ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 18.7 hours

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 7.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.40%

Astrometry.net job: 3489601

RA center: 13h 15' 48"

DEC center: +42° 2' 20"

Pixel scale: 1.223 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 354.058 degrees

Field radius: 1.310 degrees

Resolution: 4218x6455

Locations: Jardin, TOUL, Lorraine, France

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility



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Description: Galaxy halo color correction

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The Sunflower Galaxy, 


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