Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 109  ·  NGC 3992
M109, 



    
        

            Steve Coates
M109
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AT6RC

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i

Mounts: Losmandy G11

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm GuideScope

Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot Planetary Imager & Autoguider

Software: PHD guiding  ·  photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS P2 2"


Dates:Feb. 11, 2012

Frames: 38x360" (3h 48')

Integration: 3h 48'

Avg. Moon age: 18.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 83.89%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 105074

RA center: 11h57m25s

DEC center: +53°2700

Pixel scale: 2.075 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.783 degrees

Field radius: 0.519 degrees


Resolution: 1500x1000

Locations: Home, Ocala, Florida, United States

Description

M109

Barred spiral galaxy in Ursa Major

~83 million light years distant

February 11, 2012

Ocala, FL

6 min exposures stacked in DSS for a total of 3 hours 49 min

PS CS5

AT6RC

Orion 50mm guidescope with SSAG

Canon T1i (Hap Griffin modified)

Losmandy G-11 with Gemini II

Hutech IDAS Light Pollution Suppression (LPS) Filter

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M109, 



    
        

            Steve Coates