M82- Astronomy and astrophotography CCD camera images

Object name: M82 Ursa Major A
Popular name: Ursa Major A
Object type: Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.2
Size: 11.2 4.3
Position angle: 6
Classification: Sd
Apparent RA: 09 55 54.0 Apparent Dec: +69 40 59
Constellation: Ursa Major

As it was not properly dark I decided to revisit this bright DSO which I looked a quickly on my Artemis first light. Sadly the astronomer did not have the energy to phaff about with the colour filters, plus the object was fast approaching a nearby tree.

Captured in Artemis Capture, stacked in Registax 3. Curves in Photoshop CS2

Exposure Details :

9x180s on 200mm @ F5 with ART429

Curdridge Observatory, Southampton,UK