M63, Sunflower Galaxy

Photographer
José J. Chambó
Email
jjchambo@hotmail.com
Location of photo
Navas de Estena, Ciudad Real (Spain)
Date/Time of photo
Jun 4, 2016 @ 22:56 UT
Equipment
GSO 8" f/3.8 & Canon EOS-100D
Description
M63 also known as the Sunflower Galaxy is a type spiral galaxy located to 37 million light-years in the constellation of the "Hunting dogs" (Canes Venatici), discovered by Pierre Méchain on 1779, consists in a small central disc surrounded by many segments of spiral arms. Several faint galaxies appears also scattered in the field.
Website
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