|Object Type||Galaxy Sb|
|Size||12.5' x 7.0'|
M63 is a large and bright galaxy that is an outlying member of the Virgo cluster. It is situated in Canes Venatici, about 4 degrees north and about 5 degrees east of Cor Caroli. In an 8" telescope, it appears as a bright core surrounded by a fainter haze.