Helena Observatory,   North Alton, NS

M81 and M82, Bode's Galaxies

01-Mar-2024 14:14 AST 01-Mar-2024 18:14 UTC

M81 and M82, Bode's Galaxies, 20-Dec-2011

Scope: Orion 200mm Astrograph, f/4
Mount: HEQ5
Guiding: KWIQ/QHY5 / PHD
Imaging Camera: Canon 350D (modified)
ISO: 800
Frames: 20 @ 3m20s, 3 @ 1m0s
Total Exposure: 69m37s
Processing: DSS, GIMP
Distance: 12 Mly