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elpajare

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M 63 Sunflower galaxy with Infinity
« on: July 29, 2016, 11:07:20 pm »
Messier 63 (also known as M63, NGC 5055, or the Sunflower Galaxy) is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici consisting of a central disc surrounded by many short spiral arm segments. M63 is part of the M51 Group, a group of galaxies that also includes M51 (the 'Whirlpool Galaxy'). M63 is an active galaxy with a LINER nucleus.

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Re: M 63 Sunflower galaxy with Infinity
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2016, 12:04:23 pm »
Very nice!  :)

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Re: M 63 Sunflower galaxy with Infinity
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2016, 02:10:49 pm »
Good image!  When I tried it, I blew out the core some to get more detail in the arms