ASI533MC Pro camera; Celestron 150mm f/5 reflector with Baader coma corrector; SkyWatcher EQ6R mount
28 3-minute subs plus calibration frames stacked with DeepSkyStacker; post-processing using Photoshop plus Astronomy Tools Plug-in and Microsoft Photo.
Messier 81, also known as Bode's Galaxy, is a grand spiral galaxy with a supermassive black hole at its centre. Bode's Galaxy is located in Ursa Major and is about 12 million light years from Earth. Imaged from Halifax on 14 September; total integration time of 84 minutes.