Equipment and other photo info:
Picture taken on June 16th, 2012.
Location: Petrova Gora, Croatia
Celestron C10N, Baader MPCC, TS OAG9mm, QHY8, QHY5 guiding camera
Exposure time: 16x300sec
Mount: NEQ6 SynScan PRO
Processing software: Nebulosity, DeepSkyStacker, PixInsight 1.0, Photoshop CS5
The Sunflower Galaxy (also known as Messier 63, M63, or NGC 5055) is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Canes Venatici consisting of a central disc surrounded by many short spiral arm segments. The Sunflower Galaxy is part of the M51 Group, a group of galaxies that also includes the Whirlpool Galaxy (M51).
More information about this object at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunflower_Galaxy