The Sunflower Galaxy

M63 - The Sunflower Galaxy - Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici

by Bob and Janice Fera

Parallax Instruments 12.5" f/9 Ritchey Chretien


Astrodon LRGB filters

LRGB composite (180:50:50:50 min) processed in CCDOps, MaxIm/DL (with RC-Astro plug-in), Gralak Sigma, AIP4WIN and Adobe Photoshop

Taken March 8 and April 4, 2005 from the still-under-construction Eagle Ridge Observatory, Foresthill, CA

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