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M64 / Black Eye Galaxy

Classification: Spiral Galaxy M64, NGC4826
Constellation: Coma Berenices (COM)
Object Location: Ra 12h 57m 53s Dec +21° 33’28” (current)
Size & Distance: 10 x 5.4 Mag 8.52 Apx 17.3 Million light-years.

Date & Location: 04-21-2023 Little Blair Valley, CA
Exposure: LRGB 35,60,60,60. L-7x5, RGB 6x10 ea (bin 1x1)
Optics: Telescope Engineering Company APO180FL w/TEC FF@ f/7.2 / FLI-Atlas focuser / F/L 1296mm.
Mount: Astro-Physics 1100GTO-AE CP4/ ATS 10x36 Pier.
Camera: FLI-MLx694 @-25c / FLI CFW1-8 / Guided by SBIG ST-I / w OAG.
Filters: Astrodon G2 LRGB
Software: MaxImDL 6.11, Photoshop CC, CCDStack 2.82, Topaz Studio.

Notes: Sky conditions: Average seeing, Mid 50’s
Cropped Image Field of view is 67 x 47 arcmin. Image Scale 0.72 arcsec/pix