The Cigar Galaxy (M82) in Ursa Major

Posted by tomdiana
on Sunday, March 11, 2018

Telescope: APM/LZOS 152mm Refractor
Mount: iOptron CEM 60
Camera: Modified Canon 650D
Exposures: 30 @ 5 min.; ISO 3200; Raw capture
Processing: Images were converted in Photoshop. They were aligned and combined in ImagesPlus. The final image was adjusted in Photoshop. Topaz Detail and DeNoise were applied.

Shot from my backyard observatory in southeastern Minnesota on 3/8/18. Temp: 10F

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