Last updated on 10/26/2014

M 63

0bject M 63 Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici
Date April 12-20, 2011
Exposure LRGB 125:100:100:100 (cropped, binned 1x1)
Camera STL11000M with Astronomik filters
Telescope ASA 10N f/3.7 on AP900GTO CP3
Guiding External guide head with 50mm MiniBorg
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS5,  AstroActions, GradientXterminator
Comments Poor seeing most evening, moon in the sky

 

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Object

M63 Galaxy in Canes Venatici
Date  5/4 and 5/5/2005 
Exposure LRGB 192:25:25:25 (RGB binned 2X2)
Camera SXV-H9 with Schuler filters
Telescope LX200 f/6.3 on Losmandy G11 (~1600 mm)
Guiding ST-4
Processing MaximDL v4.07, FITs Liberator, Photoshop CS
Comments Cool, moderate seeing