M63, the "Sunflower" galaxy in Canes Venatici.

Right Ascension = 13' 15.8", Declination = +42 02
Magnitude = 8.6, Size = 12.6x7.2 arc minutes
Distance = thought to be about 35 million light years
This image is made up of five 120 second -20C degree images co-added after autodark subtract and log scale. Except for the scope motors running there is no guiding. This is a 2000mm @f6.3 image. The two small white dots at the bottom right of the galaxie are only artifacts.

M63, the Sunflower galaxy in Canes Venatici.

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