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    Hi everyone. I'm new here in this forum as well as in astrophotography. I would like to share my first image of pair M81 and M82. Picture was taken in Lithuania in my backyard on 08.03.2011. Main scope SW 200/1000, canon 50D not modified, EQ6PRO mount guided with LVI smartguider II with guiding scope Evostar 80ED, DS-PRO. 15 lights 4minutes each, 10 darks. Post processing Deep Sky Stacker and PS.
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    Great shot! Color and highlights looks to be dead on! Love the detail

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    Welcome to the forum, great capture and processing.

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    Very nice clear image!

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    Hello Airbaltic,

    this is an excellent pic on Bode's Galaxies, all including: the outer spiral arms on M81, and the irregularities and the gap on M82.

    What settings have you used on your Canon?

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    Great processing of the colors. Looking forward to seeing more.

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    Hello and welcome to the forums..
    That is a fantastic effort you got there.
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    Wow! Very nice! I'm jealous.
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