M109, Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major

A barred spiral galaxy, about 55 million light years distant (according to Brent Tully's Nearby Galaxies Catalog. For more information and other images, see http://www.seds.org/messier/m/m109.html. Posted 8 April 2001. LX200 at f/10, ST8E with clear filter, 42 minutes of stacked images.


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