NGC 4826 (M64) Black Eye Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices

Posted by aimatsky
on Wednesday, May 11, 2022
M64 is at a distance of 17 million light years.
Image was taken with a QHY 268C color 26-megapixel CMOS camera.
A total of 3 hours of exposure was made with 5-minute sub frames at -15 degrees C.
Scope was a Celestron 11-inch EdgeHd on a GTO3 Astrophysics mount.
Guiding was done with a lodestar X2 CCD camera on a Vario guide scope.
Image processed with Pixinsight's WBPP, StarTools, and Photoshop CS6 with Topaz addons.

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