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M82: Irregular Galaxy in Ursa Major

Right Ascension09 : 55.8 (h:m)
Declination+69 : 41 (deg:m)
Distance12000 (kly)
Visual Brightness8.4 (mag) 
Apparent Dimension9 x 4 (arc min)
More information on M82
 

Exposure: 20 minute LRGB exposure (L=10 x 30 sec., R=10x 30 sec., G=10 x 30 sec., B=10x 30 sec.)
Camera: SBIG ST-237 cooled to -25c
Guiding: Unguided
Telescope: C-11 with GEG @ f/5
Mount: Losmandy G-11
Processing: Maxim DL, Photoshop 6.0
Date: 2/24/2001
m82-lrgb2:

Exposure: 150seconds (10 x 15 sec./Track and Accumulate)
Camera: SBIG ST-237 cooled to -17c
Guiding: ST-4 on ST-80
Telescope: 8" f/4 Newtonian
Mount: Losmandy G-11
Processing: Maxim DL
Date: 8/24/2001
m82-150:


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