Taken 18-Mar-13
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M109

M109
Barred spiral galaxy in Ursa Major
~83 million light years distant
March 5, 6 and 7, 2013 (Luminance)
February 11, 2012 (RGB)
Ocala, FL
6 min Luminance with QSI 683 stacked in DSS for a total of 4 hours and 28 min.
6 min RGB exposures stacked in DSS for a total of 3 hours 49 min with a Canon T1i
PS CS5
AT8RC (Luminance)
AT6RC (RGB)
Orion 50mm guidescope with SSAG
QSI 683ws CCD cooled camera
Canon T1i (Hap Griffin modified)
Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II
Hutech IDAS Light Pollution Suppression (LPS) Filter
Please click here to see RGB image with a modified Canon T1i

M109