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Photographer:

José J. Chambó

Email:

jjchambo@hotmail.com

Location of Photo:

Navas de Estena, Ciudad Real (Spain)

Date/Time of photo:

Jun 4, 2016 @ 22:56 UT

Equipment:

GSO 8" f/3.8 & Canon EOS-100D

Description:

M63 also known as the Sunflower Galaxy is a type spiral galaxy located to 37 million light-years in the constellation of the "Hunting dogs" (Canes Venatici), discovered by Pierre Méchain on 1779, consists in a small central disc surrounded by many segments of spiral arms. Several faint galaxies appears also scattered in the field.

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http://cometografia.es

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