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M109 Barred Galaxy
M109
Object
Type Spiral Galaxy
Constellation Ursa Major
Distance 55,000,000 ly
More Info
Image
Date 01 Apr 2005 (Spring)
Place Carlsbad, CA
Exposure Data LRGB 100:20:20:20 mins @ -15C
Lum 5x10 (bin 1x1), R 2x10, G 2x10, B 2x10 (bin 2x2)
Notes
Equipment
Optics Celestron C11 Carbon Fiber SCT w/XLT
Focal Length 1764mm @f/6.3
Mount Celestron CGE
Camera SBIG ST-2000XM
Focuser Optec TCF-S
Filters CFW8A, Astrodon LRGB
Software CCDSoft, Photoshop

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