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Sunflower Galaxy
M63
Object
Type Spiral Galaxy
Constellation Canes Venatici
Distance 37,000,000 ly
More Info
Image
Date 16-Apr-2010 (Spring)
Place Little Blair Valley, Anza-Borrego Desert, CA
Exposure Data LRGB 120:30:30:30 mins @ -20C
Lum 24x5 (bin 1x1), R 6x5, G 6x5, B 6x5 (bin 2x2)
Notes
Equipment
Optics Takahashi MT200 Newtonian
Focal Length 960mm @f/4.8
Mount Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera SBIG ST-10XME
Focuser TAK MEF-1
Filters CFW10A, Astrodon Gen 2 LRGB
Software MaxIm DL, CCDStack, Photoshop

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