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Bodes & Cigar Galaxies
M81 & M82
Type Galaxy
Constellation Ursa Major
Distance 12,000,000 ly
More Info
Date 29 Apr 2006 (Spring)
Place Little Blair Valley, Anza-Borrego Desert, CA
Exposure Data LRGB 45:30:30:30 mins @ -20C
Lum 3x15, R 3x10, G 3x10, B 3x10 (bin 2x2)
Optics Takahashi FSQ-106N Refractor
Focal Length 530mm @f/5
Mount Celestron CGE
Camera SBIG ST-2000XM
Focuser Robo-Focus
Filters CFW10A, Astrodon LRGB
Software MaxIm DL, RegiStar, Photoshop

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