Finally, I had a good clear night and had enough time to image something properly with the Starshoot G3. This time, I thought I would shoot a galaxy, and I chose M63 because it is a tightly wrapped spiral with a lot of fine detail. Although this object would fare better using the 8 inch, being I'm still learning how to use this camera, I used the 6 inch. The 8 inch's field of view with this camera is substantially smaller, and I really didnt want to mess this up with tracking and framing problems.
The 6" still showed quite a bit of detail. I might have done a little better with more, shorter exposures, as the core is blown out. However, I got the fainter extreme outer regions nicely with these 5 minute subs.
This next image was restacked, and reprocessed. I took 20 dark frames and was able to go a little deeper.