|M82. The Cigar Galaxy|
|Irregular galaxy in Ursa Mayor|
| The Cigar
galaxy is a prototype of irregular galaxy. Its core seems to have
dramatically suffered due to a close encounter with m81. It is a strong
radio emission source.
Distance to earth: 12,000,000 light years
Visual Magnitude: 8.4
More information: Messier index. M82
|Date and location||1,2-mar-2008. Caraquiz, Madrid|
|Telescopie||8" Meade LX200R,
f=2000mm, on Titan mount. Autoguide with Miniborg50, Luna0.4 and Guidemaster.
|Camera||Artemis11002. Hutech IDAS LPS filter and RGB Astromnomik filters.|
||L: 27x600s bin 1x1, RGB: 12x180s bin 2x2, stacked with AIP4WIN. Process with Pixinsight|
|Date and location||1-may-2006. Caraquiz, Madrid|
|Telescopie||8" Meade LX200GPS,
f=2000mm. Autoguide with Megrez II 80ED f=570mm, Toucam SC3 and Guidemaster.
|Camera||Artemis285. 0,7x focal reducer Hutech IDAS LPS filter.|
||L: 7x600s bin 1x1, RGB: 5x180s bin 2x2, stacked with CADET. Histogram, RGB and noise reduction with PixInsight. LRGB and final process with Adobe Photoshop.|
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