20  January  2017
   Cosmic Vortex   


 By     Alessandro Falesiedi
www.alessandrofalesiedi.it )

Messier 63 (NGC 5055) larger galaxy about 100,000 A.L. a diameter of about 25 million light-years away in the constellation Canes Venatici,
also known as Sunflower due to the peculiar structure of its arms wide to the rich spiral of nodules and dotted with star-forming regions. 

Celestron C11 HD
Mount: Avalon M3 Fast Reverse
Camera: SX H694
Dates/Times: april 2015 / april 2016
Location: Viterbo, W.Herschel Obs. Italy
Exposure: Lum: 21.3 hours  R : 120min; G: 255 min; B: 240 min
Cooling: avg – 5°
Acquisition: A.Falesiedi
Processing: A.Falesiedi
SQM-L: 19.4
NOTE um: 80%

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