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M81 - Bode's Galaxy (and Holmberg IX) image

M81 - Bode's Galaxy (and Holmberg IX)

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  • Focal length:   1000mm

OBJECT M81 - Bode's Galaxy (and satellite galaxy Holmberg IX, left of M81) Distance: 12 million light years Telescope Takahashi TOA-130F @ f/7.7 Mount Takahashi EM200 Temma II Camera QSI 690wsg @ -15C Filters Astrodon Tru-Balance I-Series LRGB Gen 2 Guider SX Lodestar Settings 20x5min L (bin1x1); 5x5min ea RGB (bin2x2); AstroArt5, PI, CS4 (uncropped, 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias) Date/Location 7 April 2022 - Las Cruces, NM