The Black Eye Galaxy (M64)

Posted by SteveFry
on Monday, October 17, 2011

Also called the "Sleeping Beauty" galaxy, this image was captured with the STL-11000M camera and AO-L adaptive optics through a 12" LX200R (ACF) scope mounted on a Paramount ME.  LRGB image with 7.4 hours total exposure taken in May 2011 at Sierra Skies Observatory in northern California.

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