M81 - Bodes' Galaxy in Ursa Major - First Light with my Meade LX850 10"
This image of M81 was taken on Feb. 12, 2013 from Scottsdale, Az.
Equipment: Meade LX850 GEM with 10" ACF F8 OTA, SBIG STT-8300M camera with FW8G-STT filter wheel
It is a combination of:
Camera control and image calibration via Maxim/DL CCD Pro
Image Processing via PixInsight with final composition via Adobe Potoshop CS5.