M82 - Cigar Galaxy

M82 - Cigar Galaxy

Messier: 82
NGC: 3034
Right Ascension: 09h 55.8m
Declination: 69 41
Apparent Magnitude: 8.4

Date: December 2008
Telescope: Meade 16" Schmidt Cassegrain with f6.3 reducer
Camera: SBIG ST-10XE
Guiding: Meade 5" refractor/DSI Pro/PHD


Additional Comments: An image of M82 taken through an H-alpha filter can be seen here: http://www.fortlewis.edu/observatory/image_detail.asp?ID=45

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