M64 - Black Eye Galaxy

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Starshoot DSCI with 8″ f/6 Newtonian, 52 exposures, 20s each 7/12/10 Adin, CA

I tried to spot the 'eye' visually, but I was not sure if I could see it. This is suprising considering how obvious it is in the photograph.


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Alvium 1800 U-319m with C14 at f/7, 60 x 10s 5/10/24 Palo Alto, CA

A more recent exposure of M64 from our patio. Though monochrome, this version is a bit sharper than the image above.