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Galaxy
Messier 63, Sunflower Galaxy


Object : M63, Sunflower galaxy
Coordinates/Direction : RA: 13h15m, DEC: +42o01'
Object size : 12' x 7'
Object magnitude : 9.3
More to know : Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Messier 63

M63 2019-01-19

Gakaxy M63 2019
Date : 2019-01-19
Time (UT) : 23:21 to 01:26
Mount : EQ6 controlled by EQMOD
Guide : PHD2 in dithering mode, Guide telescope 400 mm f/6.3, camera QHY5
Lens/telescope : TS130, 910mm f/7
Corrector/Barlow : Flat field corrector 3" x1
Filter : none
camera : Canon 6D, controlled by APT
Film/CCD : Raw
Exp. time : 127x30 seconds, iso1600
Image process tool : AstroImageJ, Fitswork, Irfanview
Processing : demosaic, no cal dark&bias, only dithering median stacking, flat cal, crop, level, gamma
Weather : clear
Site : Sweden, Stockholm, Hagsätra
Comment : M63 is a galaxy discovered 1779 by the French astronomer Pierre Mechain.

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Galaxy M63, 2019
Date : 2019-01-19
Comment : A close up into the galaxy. It needs a lot of more exposure, many hours.

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