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The images below have all been taken by members of Basingstoke Astronomical Society and can also be found on our Flickr Group.

M81 Bodes Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major by DSW

M81 Bodes Galaxy

Camera - QSI 683 with filter wheel
Telescope - Officina Stellare 305 RiDK 12" Corrected Dall Kirkham
Mount - Paramount ME II
Total Exposure - 13.5 hrs
Luminance - 51 x 600seconds RGB - 10 x 300seconds each filter
Hampshire, England, UK
93m above sea level
Images taken through December 2016 and January 2017
Processed with PixInsight