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M81/M82 Taken from Los Angeles
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I took this image when I was testing CCDCommander and I needed to take some RGBs. I posted it here to demonstrate how much detail can be acquired in the immediate Los Angeles area. This demonstrates what can be done in a heavy light pollution area.
Image Information:
Taken 2006-01-21
AP155 w/ ST10XME, AP1200 mount
CCDSOft, CCDCommander
RGB 7 x 10 minutes each, Astrodon filters
Calibration in CCDSoft, Processing in PS CS
No gradient removal
Minimum processing

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