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Galaxy M108 and Nebula M97 - 12'th February 2016

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William Optics 90mm Megrez APO @ F4.98 (f:448 mm), 3.41"/pixel 1.94 by 1.94 deg. with Tele Vue TRF-2008 0.8 red./flat., SBIG ST-4000XCM -15C 0h50min (5x600sec).
Lots of small galaxies visible in the background although the exposure was interrupted by bad weather.
Light travel time: M108 ~46 mill years, M97 2000 years.
Processing: CCDSoft, Astroart 6.0, Pixinsight.

The Owl and M108 on Wikipedia.

Author e-mail: webweichel@gmail.com

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