Spiral Galaxy M-63 (NGC 5055) in Canes Venatici

Spiral Galaxy M-63; CCD image thru 20 inch
Top image is a 50 minute exposure with an STL-1301E CCD camera thru Kopernik's 20-inch telescope focal reduced to F/5. The field of view is about 20x23 arc minutes, with North to the top.

George Normandin, KAS

July 9th, 2009