Allan's Deepsky

M63

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M63
Galaxy M 63 NGC 5055 Constellation: Canes Venatici Dimension: 12.6'x 7.5' Magnitude: 8.60 Surface Brightness: 13.30 LXS 200GPS with Canon Rebel XS and 0.6 Focal reducer. Autoguided using Celestron 80 piggybacked and controlled with Metaguide. 30x120secs. ISO 400. Flats and Darks. Processed using Nebulosity and CS3
Posted by Allan on June 5, 2011 Full Size|

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Reply Doug
4:12 PM on June 10, 2011 
Allan,
That is pretty impressive. My attempt at imaging M63 in May delivered nothing like the detail that you have captured and yet have maintained a good dynamic range. Strange, but I get the best view of this on my LCD monitor looking down on it.

Doug