M81 and M82 in False Color

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Taken on April 8, 2003 from my backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

Astro-Physics AP155EDF  Imaging scope at 1085 mm FL, f/7

FLI IMG1024S Imaging camera at -40C

Astro-Physics 80mm GuideScope

SBIG ST7E NABG guide camera

FLI CFW-1 Filter wheel

Optec TCF-S Focuser

Custom Scientific [SII] Filter (3nm FWHM)

Schuler Halpha filter (9nm FWHM)

Optec IR-Blocking Red filter

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