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m81 Bode's galaxy
Constellation: Ursa Major
~11.8 million light years distant
Taken on 2/28, 3/6 and 3/8/2011.
Combination of 120 sec and 180 sec exposures stacked in DSS for a total integration time of 6 hours and 32 min.
Astro-Tech 6" Richey-Chretien
Orion 80mm guide scope with SSAG
Canon T1i (Unmodded)
CG-5 mount (Hyper-tuned)
NO LIGHT POLLUTION FILTER USED