Triband M82 (NIR, Visible, UV)

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Red = Visible (Luminance), Green = NIR, Blue = UV

Taken May 13, 2006 from my backyard in Castro Valley, California

AP180EDT f/9 imaging scope used at f/9

FLI CM10 imaging camera @ -26C

AP80/900mm guidescope

SBIG ST7E guide camera

FLI CFW7 color filter wheel

Finger Lakes Research Grade 50mm Luminance filter

4 exposures of 5 minutes through Luminance Filter

4 exposures of 5 minutes through NIR Longpass Filter

4 exposures of 5 minutes through UV Shortpass Filter

1 hour  total exposure time 

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