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Dog Days Moon
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M 1
Variable in M27
NGC 70 and group
NGC 531
NGC 931
NGC 1560
NGC 2336
NGC 2410
NGC 2648
NGC 2776
NGC 2782
NGC 2805
NGC 3359
NGC 3726
NGC 3917
NGC 096
NGC 4631
NGC 4725
NGC 5566,5560
NGC 5676
NGC 6951
NGC 5701
NGC6894 150% Larger
NGC 7013
NGC 7042,7043
SN2004et in NGC6946

M 108 - Galaxy in Ursa Major

Telescope ---- 12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount -------- Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera ------- SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided ------- SBIG AO7


13 Apr. 2005
120 min. Total
30 min. Sub-Exposures
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD


Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop


Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet

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The very dusty M108 is a late SC type galaxy, seen some what edge on.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland ©2003,2004,2005,2006