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Contains:  64 gam UMa, M 109, M109, NGC 3992, Phad, Phecda (γUMa), The star Phad
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M109 - Spiral Galaxy, 


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M109 - Spiral Galaxy

Technical card

Dates:June 8, 2018

Baader Blue: 1x300" bin 2x2
Baader Green: 1x300" bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 1x300" bin 1x1
Baader Red: 1x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 23.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.80%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00 job: 2095328

RA center: 11h 58' 11"

DEC center: +53° 23' 44"

Pixel scale: 1.218 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -2.980 degrees

Field radius: 0.980 degrees

Resolution: 4096x4096

Locations: SkyPi Remote Observatory, Pie Town, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Insight Observatory


Messier 109 (also known as NGC 3992) is a barred spiral galaxy exhibiting a weak inner ring structure around the central bar approximately 83.5 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major.

Image by: Carly, Sara, and Emily.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).



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M109 - Spiral Galaxy, 


            Insight Observatory