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    Default M63 Sunflower Galaxy



    Had a clear night so I went after M63. I don't think I've ever imaged this one before.
    This one is enlarged and cropped due to the size of the Galaxy using an 80mm scope.

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    Default Re: M63 Sunflower Galaxy

    Awesome! Great work, Jerry!
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    Default Re: M63 Sunflower Galaxy

    Really nice image Jerry!
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    Default Re: M63 Sunflower Galaxy

    That's nice. What is the Galaxy at the upper left side near the edge?

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    Default Re: M63 Sunflower Galaxy

    Love it Jerry!
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    Default Re: M63 Sunflower Galaxy

    Wow, incredible image. The colors are out of this world. Nice work Jerry.

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    Default Re: M63 Sunflower Galaxy

    Quote Originally Posted by Hillrat View Post
    That's nice. What is the Galaxy at the upper left side near the edge?
    There is also a small galaxy on the right side of M63. I tried to find them in Stellarium.... no luck on either.
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    Default Re: M63 Sunflower Galaxy

    Now that's what I believe astronomy to be, seeing and/or capturing things most people wouldn't. And Sir you did a great job of it!

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    Default Re: M63 Sunflower Galaxy

    Quote Originally Posted by hillrat View Post
    that's nice. What is the galaxy at the upper left side near the edge?
    pgc 3805570.

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    there is also a small galaxy on the right side of m63. I tried to find them in stellarium.... No luck on either.
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    Beautiful Jerry!
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