M81 M82

Telescope Epsilon E160 on MI-250 Designation M81 M82
Focal Length F/3.3 528mm Position RA 9h 56m DEC 69* 2'
Guiding STV thru Tak FS60-C Type Galaxies
Control MaximDL Magnitude 8.5
CCD Camera Starlightxpress SXV-H9 Size 21 arcminutes
Image Scale 2.44 arcsec Distance 12 million light years
Filters Astronomics type II RGB Constellation Ursa Major
Exposures 8 x 5 min Lum 1x1, 4 x 5min ea RGB 2x2    
Calibration Flats, Bias only    
Software MaximDL, Photoshop CS2    
Date Winter Star Party Feb 2007    
NOTES:Only 1 1/2 clear nights all week. Known as the Monsoon star party of 2007.