M63 - Sunflower Galaxy

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Date: 3/17/2007
Location: Ada, MI
Optics: 10" f/5 Certified DSO Newtonian w/ MPCC coma corrector

Mount: Tak NJP
Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9
Exposure: LRGB L=44x2min L filter unbinned, R=G=B=8x3min unbinned, R enhanced with 5x4min Ha, Astrodon (180minutes total)

Note: Captured, no darks or flats, aligned, SDMask combined, color combined in MaximDL. Luminance Layering and Final Processing in PS CS.

M63 - Sunflower Galaxy