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M63, Sunflower Galaxy

M63, Sunflower Galaxy

M63 Sunflower Galaxy. RGB + Luminance. 0.93"/pixel image scale.

Astrodon I series Red filter, 12 x 5 minutes, 1x1. 4/20/2018.
Astrodon I series Green filter, 12 x 5 minutes, 1x1. 4/20/2018.
Astrodon I series Blue filter, 12 x 5 minutes, 1x1. 4/20/2018.
Astrodon I series Lum filter, 36 x 5 minutes, 1x1. 4/20/2018.

TEC 140 APO F/7 with TEC Field Flattener, Astro-Physics A-P1100GTO GEM with absolute encoders. QSI660wsg. OAG and Ultrastar autoguider, Optec Handy Stepper Motor focuser.

Captured and automated with SGP. Calibration and Post-processed with PixInsight. PHD2 settings: RA Aggressiveness: 60, RA Hysteresis: 10, Max RA/Dec Duration: 2000, Min Move: 0.45, Calibration Steps: 250msec, Auto/Resist Switching, 1-5 sec guiding exposure.