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M82 - the Cigar Galaxy

M82 - the Cigar Galaxy

The Cigar Galaxy is a distorted edge on spiral. This image was taken at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Victoria BC.
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Date 2010-03-12
Conditions - very clear periods between cloudy ones.
Dave Balam, telescope operator
Sensor: E2V operating at -110°C with a 2x2 bin yielding 2302x1009 pixels
Exposure - R filter 3x60s, V filter - 5x60s, B filter 7x60s.
Processing - Images Plus and Photoshop.