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M81 & M82 in Ursa Major

M81, spiral, is 4.5 million l.y from us. M82, an Irregular galaxy, is 17 million l.y away & is called The Cigar.
Looking forward to getting a better image, by guiding & using the SX, & avoiding getting "dust bunnies"

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File information
Album name:Fay / Messier Objects
Rating (2 votes):33333
Link-words:Messier / Galaxy
Image date, time and location:21:33 on 21st January 2007
Telescope aperture and focal ratio:Imaged using an SC3 through a Skywatcher Pro ED80 with FR, CLS, and IR filters. 29 by 25 second exposures.
Processing applied:Photo Shop
Filesize:47 KiB
Date added:Jan 23, 2007
Dimensions:640 x 480 pixels
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