M108 in Ursa Major | Craig & Tammy Temple

Photographer
Craig & Tammy Temple
Email
ctastroimager@gmail.com
Location of photo
Hendersonville, TN
Date/Time of photo
February 25, 2010
Equipment
Celestron C8 Schmidt-Cassegrain at f/6.3; Atlas EQ-G, guided; Canon Digital Rebel T1i, Hap Griffin Baader modified; Astronomik CLS-CCD EOS Clip; 82 x 180sec @ ISO 800 (4hr. 6min.)
Description
M108 (NGC3556) is a magnitude 10.20 barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major. From Earth, we are viewing this galaxy edge-on. It was discovered in 1781 by Pierre Méchain.