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Sunflower Galaxy

Designation:
M63
Object Type:
Spiral Galaxy
Right Ascension:
13h 16m
Declination:
+42° 2'
Magnitude:
8.6
Distance:
37,000,000 light years
Constellation:
Canes Venatici
Capture Date:
April 30, 2022

Image Source: Scott MacNeill / Frosty Drew Observatory

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Celebration of Space - May 6, 2022

Starting at 9:00 pm, Sunday, May 15, 2022, and continuing overnight into the morning hours of Monday, May 16, 2022, a stunning total lunar eclipse is happening, and Frosty Drew Observatory and Science Center is ready to rock the night! A lunar ... more