M101 Wide Field

M101 - Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major

by Bob and Janice Fera

ASA N8 8" f/3.8 Newtonian Astrograph

Yankee Robotics Trifid-2 6303E CCD Camera

Astrodon Filters

LRGB Composite: 90:60:60:60 minutes

Sub-exposures: 15 min, all 1x1

Image acquired with CCDAutopilot

Processed in CCDstack, MaxIm/DL (with RC-Astro plug-in), PixInsight LE and Adobe Photoshop

Taken May 9-10, 2007 from Eagle Ridge Observatory, Foresthill, CA


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