Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  Black Eye Galaxy  ·  Evil Eye Galaxy  ·  M 64  ·  NGC 4826
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Messier 64 - The Black Eye Galaxy, 



    
        

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Messier 64 - The Black Eye Galaxy
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Messier 64 - The Black Eye Galaxy

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Messier 64 - The Black Eye Galaxy, 



    
        

            Randy Roy
Messier 64 - The Black Eye Galaxy
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Messier 64 - The Black Eye Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Ritchey-Chrétien 6" f/9

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI533MC Pro

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Evostar 72ED

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI533MC Pro

Focal reducers: GSO 0.75 RC

Software: APT Astro Photograhy Tool  ·  StarTools 7  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  PHD2 Guiding Open Guiding

Filters: ZWO IR CUT


Dates:April 3, 2021

Frames: 120x90"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 60.22%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4375269

RA center: 12h 56' 44"

DEC center: +21° 40' 51"

Pixel scale: 0.738 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.300 degrees

Field radius: 0.374 degrees


Resolution: 2611x2544

Data source: Backyard

Description

Also known as The Sleeping Beauty Galaxy, M64 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices.

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