The Blackeye Galaxy (M64) is a spiral galaxy located in Coma berenices, an estimated
19 million LY from Earth. Also referred to as the Sleeping Beauty Galaxy, it's prominent
feature is the light absorbing dust lane near it's center.


March 28, 2011
8" Astro-Tech RC
Canon Digital Rebel 500D / Modified (Hutech)
130 Minutes / 13x600s @ 800ASA
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider
Skyhawk Observatory, West Bend, WI
Rick Kazmierski



Messier 64

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