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M81 & M82 Bode's Galaxy and the Cigar Galaxy


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M81, also known as Bode's Galaxy is the larger of the two galaxies on the right.
M82, also known as the Cigar Galaxy is the smaller of the two galaxies in the upper left.

Explore Scientific ED152CF APO
ZWO 2600mmPro Camera
iOptron CEM70EC Mount
Captured using NINA
Processed with PixInsight

26x 4 min exposures - Red
20x 4 min exposures - Green
25x 4 min exposures - Blue

Total Integration time = 4hrs 44mins

Same data but two different processing techniques. Both have their good and bad points. I'd really like opinions on which version you like and why.




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