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M81, M82, NGC3077

Started by RolandC, 03/28/2011 12:57PM
Posted 03/28/2011 12:57PM Opening Post
It's been kinda slow on Astromart these days, so I thought I would post a quickie image of these three springtime galaxies.

305F3.8 RH and STL11K camera. 2x 20 minutes
Half size image.


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Posted 03/28/2011 03:23PM #1
Gorgeous looking M81 ... also a trace of the elusive Holmberg IX!

Posted 03/28/2011 11:31PM #2
Did you make that picture yourself?

I really liked it. Thanks for posting.


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EPs: Konig 32mm (1.25") / Zhumell WF 30mm (2") / Nagler 13mm T1 / Orion Sirius Plossls 25 & 10mm / Zhumell Plossl 9 mm / Meade MA 9mm
Posted 03/29/2011 03:47AM #3
Congrats Roland, that's a very fine shot!

Gilles Cohen
Posted 04/10/2011 07:13PM #4
For 40 minutes of exposure time, that is quite a deep and stunning image with great detail and pin point stars. That RH is sure another one of your gems. Thanks for posting and for creating such amazing optical instruments.