Messier 109  +  Phecda (g UMa)

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Object data of M109

Object type: galaxy (SBbc)
Size: 7.5 x 4.4'
Magnitude: 10.6 mag
Constellation: UMa
Distance: 55 Mio Ly

Exposure data

Date: 2008-05-09  +  2008-05-10
  Location: Postalm / Austria (1300m)  + Observatory Gahberg (860m)
Telescope: TeleVue NP101 (4" Apo f=540mm)
Camera: ST2000XM with CFW8 and SBIG Filters
  Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 2x2
  Exposure time: L 20x12m / R 7x12m / G 7x6m / B 7x6m
Exposure time total: 6h 48m

Three satellite galaxies of M109 are inside the image field:

UGC6923, UGC6940 and UGC6969.



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