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Objects: A classical couple in Ursa Major: the galaxy M108 (NGC left) and the planetary nebula M97
Constellation: Ursa Major
Coordinates of field center: 14h 4m +53° 58'
Notes: Yet another field littered with faint galaxies. Check the high resolution wide field for a tiny but perfect face-on spiral.
Telescope and camera: ASA 10', f 3.6; SBIG STL 11000.
Exposure: Luminance 27x8'; R, B 11x10''; G 11x8". About 13 hrs total.
Date: 2 nights. 27-5-2009 and 7-4-2010.
Software used: acquisition, CCDsoft. Calibration; registration and stacking: CCDstack; processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS.
Copyright © 2010 by Gimmi Ratto. (April 14, 2010)