Friday, April 6, 2012

M82



Messier 82 (also known as NGC 3034, Cigar Galaxy or M82) is a nearby starburst galaxy about 12 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major.

Optics:  Deep Sky Instruments RC10C
Mount:  Astro-Physics AP900GTO
Camera:   SBIG ST2K XM
Guiding Camera:  SBIG ST-i
Filters Astrodon:  Luminance, Red, Green and Blue
Location:  Deerlick Astronomy Village

Exposure Details
L = 210 Minutes
RGB = 240 Minutes Bin 2x2
Ha = 540 Minutes (mapped to red
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