M81 & M82
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Date Taken:  12/9/04                           Location:  OCA site, Anza, CA   
Equipment: 
Takahashi FSQ106 telescope & SBIG STL11000 CCD camera
Exposure:
LRGB = 30/15/15/15 (300 second individual exposures)
Notes: 
There are least 18 galaxies in the image.  Finding them is a little like playing "Where's Waldo".  The galaxy map will help but some are a challenge.  Good luck :)
Catalog: M82      
Magnitude: 
8.4

Size: 
11.2' x 4.3'

Constellation: 
Ursa Major

Common Name or Description: 
Irregular galaxy
Catalog: M81      
Magnitude:
6.9

Size: 
26.9' x 14.1'

Constellation: 
Ursa Major

Common Name or Description: 
Bode's Nebula - spiral galaxy