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Messier 63 / M63
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Scope: GSO RC 10" @f/5.1 (fl=1300mm), AP CCDT67 Focal Reducer, MoonLite CSL Focuser with MoonLite STM Stepper Motor and MTS-500-V2 controller
Camera: QSI 683wsg @ -25C
Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen 2 E Series LRGB
Mount: Losmandy G11-G2
Guiding: OAG with Starlight Xpress Lodestar Auto Guider / PHD Guiding
Location: North Attleboro, Massachusetts
17.67 hours exposure over 7 nights, 4/30/2013 - 5/7/2013
L:R:G:B 9h10m:2h40m:2h55m:2h55m (5m subs) binned 1:2:2:2
Captured with Sequence Generator Pro
Processed with PixInsight and Photoshop CS6