1/22/2004 11:43:32 AM
M81, "Bode's Galaxy".
This was a tough object to photograph. Very dim galaxy in Ursa Major.
16 images of 4 minutes each were stacked, aligned and processed in Photoshop.
Total exposure time was about 1 hour.
Scope gear used: 12" LX200, at F6.3 used with Meade LPR filter.