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M81 "A long time coming"


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About this observation
Paul Whitmarsh
Time of observation
22/01/2017 - 01:30
Messier 81, NGC 3031 or Bode's Galaxy
Observing location
Nr Uckfield, East Sussex
Altair GSO 10" F8
Starlight Xpress Trius 694
Starlight Xpress Loadstar x2
Starlight Xpress LF AO
Starlight Xpress OAG
6 * 600s

I've had this telescope for nearly three years, due to a number of factors I had been unable to observe. Finally this Christmas I was fit enough and got round to getting the telescope and camera operational, this was the first 1x1 binned image, I was very pleased with how all the kit behaved.

A check using Aladin revels that some of M81's Globular Clusters have been recorded in the image.

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