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M63 by Gerard van den Braak

Object data

Object type:

M63 (NGC 5055)

Size:

10'x 6'

Magnitude:

8.6

Constellation:

Canes Venatici

Distance:

37 x 10^6 LY

 

 

Exposure data

Date, time

2012-03-23  ~02.45 hour

Julian day number

2456.008

Location:

Zuidlaren, Holland

Telescope:

Takahashi FSQ106ED + extender Q

Camera:

Canon 350D (mod)

Filters:

IDAS-LPS-P2 L: 7x300s

R: -
  G: -
  B: -

Temperature outside:

5 Celcius

Temperature CCD:

-

Binning:

-

SQM  20.66
Field of view 143' x 91'

Processing tools:

IP,CS3, GradX

Imaged by:

Gerard van den Braak

Notes:

seeing: good
transparentcy: bad, a little hazy