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M81    © Ken Crawford      Rancho Del Sol Observatory  MPC G67
Image Exposure Details
Filter Exposures
Clear/ Lum 480 minutes
Red 120 minutes
Green 120 minutes
Blue 120 minutes
Ha 5nm 180 minutes
OIII 3nm. 0 minutes
SII 5nm 0 minutes

M81 also known as Bode's Galaxy is around 12 million light years away. It has an irregular satellite galaxy known as Homberg IX. See the write-up about this image at Astronomy Picture Of The Day.
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Irregular galaxy Homberg IX with a small HII region to the upper right.

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