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Observation by Paul Downing: Messier 63 - the "Sunflower Galaxy&...

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Paul Downing

Observed

2018 May 15 - 22:00

Uploaded

2018 May 16 - 12:45

Objects

The Sunflower Galaxy (M63)

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Constellation

Canes Venatici

Field centre

RA: 13h15m
Dec: +42°01'
Position angle: +4°13'

Field size

0°24' × 0°18'

Equipment
  • 12.5 inch Planewave scope
  • QSI 683 CCD camera
  • Astrodon filters
Exposure

LRGB of 60 mins luminance and 40 mins colours

Location

Alpujarra, Spain

Target name

M63

Title

Messier 63 - the "Sunflower Galaxy"

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