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M81 - Bode's Galaxy

M81 - Bode's Galaxy

This is an image of M81 (Bode's Galaxy). It is a spiral galaxy about 12 million light years away in the constellation Ursa Major.

Copyright 2013 Bernard Miller
February 16 - March 14, 2013
Location: Rancho Hidalgo, NM
Telescope: TEC-140 (F7)
Camera: SBIG ST-8300M
Mount: AP900 GTO
Luminance: 24x20 minutes (unbinned)
Red: 10x15 minutes (binned 2x2)
Green: 10x15 minutes (binned 2x2)
Blue: 10x15 minutes (binned 2x2)

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