CCD Image of M63 a Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici

Image of M63 in Canes Venatici using AO

Benoit and I finally got the AO prototype into operation
for the first time in 1997 ( bad weather! ) and this images is from
the June 6 New Moon festivities at my place near Frazier Mtn

Sum of two images of 20 min duration
12.5-inch f/9 Ritchey w/ ST-7, no filter
Dark Frame = Average of 3 images
Flat Field = Average of 9 images

Copyright 1997 Brad D Wallis
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