The Sunflower Galaxy


M63 - The Sunflower Galaxy - Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici

by Bob and Janice Fera

Officina Stellare RC-360AST 14" f/8 Ritchey Chretien Cassegrain

Yankee Robotics Trifid-2 6303E CCD Camera

Astrodon Filters

LRGB Composite

L: 160 R:100 G:80 B:100 minutes

Sub-exposures: 20 minutes

Image acquired with CCDAutopilot

Processed in CCDstack, PixInsight LE and Adobe Photoshop

Taken March 8, 9, 2008 from Eagle Ridge Observatory, Foresthill, CA


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