M109 is a barred spiral in Ursa Major (The Plough). Seven other galaxies are easy to make out, and there are several other smaller and fainter galaxies can just about be seen. Notice how blue the two edge on spiral galaxies are, and how red the small99 galaxy near the right hand edge is.
| CCD Camera|| SBig ST10|
| Telescope|| 250mm F4.8 Newtonian Reflector with MPCC coma corrector|
| Mount|| Astro-Physics AP1200|
| Date||4th March 2010 (L) 7th March 2010 (RGB)|
| Exposure|| 12x600s L, 12x300s R, 12x300s B, 12x300s Ha|
| Software|| MaximDL, CCDStack, PixInsight|