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Pinwheel Galaxy
Type Spiral Galaxy
Constellation Ursa Major
Distance 27,000,000 ly
More Info
Date 29 Dec 2008 (Winter)
Place Eastern Riverside County Desert, CA
Exposure Data LHaRGB 120:60:60:60:60 mins @ -20C
Lum 12x10, Ha 6x10 (bin 1x1), R 6x10, G 6x10, B 6x10 (bin 2x2)
Optics Takahashi MT200 Newtonian
Focal Length 960mm @f/4.8
Mount Astro-Physics 900GTO
Camera SBIG ST-2000XM
Focuser Starlight Feather Touch Micro Focuser
Filters CFW10A, Astrodon LRGB
Software CCD Commander, Maxim DL, CCDStack, Photoshop

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