Image of the Sunflower galaxy M63 by Jack Newton.
This image was taken by Jack Newton in East Sooke, British Columbia. He uses a Santa Barbara Instrument Group ST 6 CCD camera at the Newtonian focus of his 25 inch f5 telescope. The image is a tri-colour composite, approximately 5 minute exposures.
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Martin Germano took this beautiful b/w film image of M63 in April 2001, using his 14.5-inch f/5 Newtonian. For this image, the aperture was stopped to f/6 (12-inch). The image was exposed for 110 minutes on hypered Kodak Tech Pan 2415 film.
This CCD image of M63, the Sunflower Galaxy, was taken by Michael Purcell from New Mexico on April 10, 1999 at 22:58 with his 10" Meade SCT and ST-7 CCD camera. It is a 10-minutes exposure.
Last Modification: 28 Jun 2000