"Cigar Galaxy"; M 82; NGC 3034

 

A nearby edge-on galaxy (inclination ~10 degrees), lies at a distance of 10 million light years and has been a popular target for study since it was one of the closest examples of what were believed to be exploding galaxies.

 Date

 2000-04-23 22:00 CEST

 Location

 Ebenwaldhöhe, NÖ

 Condition

 +15°C, 50%RH

 Film

 Kodak Elite Chrome 200 (ED)

 Exposure Time

 65 minutes

 Optics

 Meade 10" f/6,3 + GEG + Canon EOS 5000

 effective F.L.

 1750 mm (f/6,9)

Mount & Guiding

G-11 & ST-4. ST-4 Exposure Time was 3 Maximum Error was A4

Processing

 


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