Jim Burnell's CCD Images - M63
Object: M63 (NGC5055)
Sunflower Galaxy - Spiral Galaxy
Const.: Canes Venatici
Camera: HX916 Scope: AP130 Mount: AP1200GTO
Filter(s): IR block Exposure: 32x30s blank
The spiral galaxy, M63 in Canes Venatici. A stack of 32 thirty second exposures using a 5" f/6 refractor. The image was calibrated and stacked, and a simple linear stretch was performed using AIP4WIN. This image has been cropped from its original size of 1300x1030.