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Taken 12-Feb-12
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M81 and M82 Bode's galaxy and Cigar galaxy widefield

M81/M82 Bode's galaxy and Cigar galaxy with accompanying NGC 2976 (upper right) and NGC 3077 (bottom right)
Constellation: Ursa Major
~11.8 million light years distant
1/26 and 1/28/11
Ocala, FL
180 sec. exposure stacked in DSS for a total of 6 hour 20 min
PS CS5
Orion 80mm EON
Orion 80mm guide scope with SSAG
Canon T1i
CG-5 mount (HyperTuned)
Atronomik CLS light pollution filter clip for Canon EOS

M81 and M82 Bode's galaxy and Cigar galaxy widefield