Derby and District Astronomical Society

Messier 64 (NGC 4826)
The Black Eye Galaxy

Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices      RA 12h 56m 42s  Dec +21d 41m 00s

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Adrian Brown took the following image of the Black-Eye galaxy (M64) in Coma Berenices on the 10th May 2005. He used a monochrome ATK-2HS camera and a Celestron C11 scope at F6.3. The image was created from just over 26 minutes of exposures (40 x 40 second exposures).