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M81 and M82

M81 and M82

Date: 2/19/2010 Target: M81, Bode's Galaxy and M82, Cigar Galaxy Telescope: Orion 8" f/4.9 w/Multi-Purpose Coma Corrector Camera: Canon 40D (modified) Filter: None Exposures: 50x240s (3.3h) @ ISO1600 Framing: North is left Start Temp: 28F End Temp: 21F Location: Mocksville, NC Seeing: 3/5 Transparency: 4/5 Guiding (RMS/Osc): 0.19/0.43 Start Time: 10:00PM End Time: 3:00AM Captured using Nebulosity, stacked using DeepSkyStacker, processed in Photoshop.

    Great shot!
    I had to come back and look at this one again. It is such a good image!

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