Bode's Galaxy (M81)

Posted by azstarman01
on Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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

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)

To leave a comment you must be a member of our community.
Login to your account now, or register for an account to start participating.
No one has commented yet.

Join our Community!

Our community is FREE to join. To participate you must either login or register for an account.



Receive news, sky-event information, observing tips, and more from Astronomy's weekly email newsletter.

Find us on Facebook