Sunflower Galaxy

Telescope C9.25 on AP1200GTO Designation M63
Focal Length F/5.8 1365mm Position RA 13h 15m DEC 42* 02'
Guiding Sbig remote Guide head thru eFinder Type Spiral Galaxy
Control MaximDL Magnitude 8.6
CCD Camera Sbig ST2000XM Size 12 x 7 arcminutes, 92,000 LY Dia
Image Scale 1.12 arcsec Distance 23.5 million Light years
Filters AstroDon type II RGB Constellation Canes Venatici
Exposures 11 x 5 min Lum 1x1, 10 x 4 min ea RGB 2x2    
Calibration Flats, darks.    
Software MaximDL, Photoshop CS2    
Date Texas Star Party June 2008    
NOTES: Poor seeing most of the week.