M64 Black Eye Galaxy

M64 on Feb 2, 2020. 325×30 sec, Gain 42, Offset 15, -20C, QHY183c, UHC-S filter, TV-85 at F/5.6.

This object was the main goal of the night.  Not quite the 3 hrs I wanted to give it, but almost.   I took a nap while this was brewing, and ended it since the mount needed a meridian flip to keep going.   Instead of doing that, I decided to get M13 instead.

Here’s a detail crop view with a little more color saturation to go along with the above:

M64 on Feb 2, 2020. 325×30 sec, Gain 42, Offset 15, -20C, QHY183c, UHC-S filter, TV-85 at F/5.6. Detail view.

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