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M63 - The Sunflower Galaxy
12.6' x 7.2'
23.4 Million light years
Hyperion 12.5" Astrograph
ST-402 - OAG
1 x 1
Luminance: 15 x 10-min frames
Color: B 15x10', G 10x10', R 11x10'
Acquisition with CCD Commander & MaxIm DL
Calibration with CCD Stack
Processing with PixInsight R1.8
First image processed with PixInsight, a very powerful tool albeit with totally new functions that will take a while to understand and master.
This is a cropped color image. M63 is at the bottom of the frame rather than its center