M81 and M82

m81-82_fs128_36x50.jpg (142489 bytes)

    Technical Details:

    Object(s): Galaxies M81and M82
    Observing Site: La Hita Observatory, Toledo, Spain
    Date and Time: February 14, 2004
    Camera: Canon 10D
    CCD: Canon 6.3 Megapixel CMOS sensor
    Telescope: Takahashi FS128 @ f/5.8
    Filters: no
    Exposure: 36 x 60 sec,  ISO 800
    Capture software: No
    Processing Software: Images Plus (raw conversion, stacking, DDP), Photoshop (curves, color), NeatImage (denoise)
    9  darks avg, no flats. Image cropped and size reduced (50%). From raw files CRW_4408-4443. This is the result of a joint effort with my colleague and friend Jose Antonio Chimeno who owns the Tak and the EM-200 mount used for this image.

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