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About this object

M64, known as the Black Eye Galaxy is some 17million light years distant. Excellent information on M64 can be found here:

Image Details

  • Optics : Stellarvue SV130EDT Triplet Refractor with a SFF7-21 Field Flattener
  • Mount: Mountain Instruments MI-250
  • Camera: QSI 583
  • Filters: Astronomik type 2C LRGB filter set
  • Exposure: LRGB 220:120:120:120
  • Camera/Mount Control: Maxim DL 4.56, CCD Commander
  • Location: Stark Bayou Observatory, Ocean Springs, MS
  • Date: Mar 10
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