Astro photography

Challenge #58 in the Things we love series. Hosted by They call me Hans.
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Spaceā€¦the final frontier. Submit your photos of the stars, whether they be 4 minute or 40 minute exposures. Subject matter is open ended, but space must be the main subject.
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M 63 is also known as the Sunflower Galaxy. It is a spiral galaxy which lies about 37 million light years from Earth in the constellation Canes Venatici.
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Submitted: Wednesday, 10th June, 2015 00:46 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 15th April, 2015
Focal length: 1981 mm
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Notes: 12.3 Hours of exposure taken in 600 second subexposures through Red, Green, Blue and Luminance filters.
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