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M108 - barred spiral galaxy in the constellation of Ursa Major 12 March 2015

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Orion Optics VX12 F4 working at F4.6 with TeleVue VIP 2010, SBIG ST-4000XCM -25C 2h10min (13x600sec).
M108 is a barred spiral galaxy viewed near edge on from a distance of ~46 million light years. The galaxy has a super massive black hole at the center
with an approximate mass of 24 million times the mass of the sun.
Processing: CCDSoft, Astroart 5.0, Pixinsight.

M108 at Wikipedia.

Author e-mail: webweichel(snabel-a)gmail.com

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