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M31, Spiral Galaxy, Andromeda. Upper image taken with my Canon 550D DSLR through an 80mm Meade APO Refractor, guided by my 10" Meade LX200 SCT. Exposure time 28 minutes.
Lower mage shows centre of the galaxy with the galaxy's globular clusters marked.
  10" Meade LX200 SCTf6.3, Canon 450D EOS camera through the 'scope.
Multiple exposures; Effective integration time 10 minutes

M101 Sc Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major, Mag 7.9, 28'
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Upper image - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 21 minutes.
- Lower image - 10" Meade LX200 SCT 6.3, Starlite Xpress SX-M25C camera. 36 minute exposure.

NGC6946 Sc Spiral Galaxy in Cepheus, Mag 8.8, 14'
- 10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 24 minutes.

- 10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3. Starlite Xpress Trius SX25C camera. 30 minute exposure.

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy in Canes Venatici, Mag 8.4, 9' x 7.5'
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10" Meade LX200 f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes.
- 10" LX200 SCT at f6.3, Starlite Xpress SX-M25C camera. 30 minute exposure
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M81 Sb Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major, Mag 6.9, 26' x 14'
- 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 12 minutes.

Second image 10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Canon 450D EOS camera. Multiple exposures: Effective integration time 15 minutes.

NGC253, Huge SBc Spiral Galaxy in Sculptor - very low in south in the UK. 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 18 minutes. Dec 2009
NGC5033, Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes, Apr 2010
NGC4244, Edge on Galaxy, Canes Venatici,
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0" LX200 SCT at f6.3,
Starlite Xpress SX-M25C camera. 36 minute exposure. May 2014.
ngc3184.gif (34935 bytes) NGC3084, Sc spiral galaxy in Ursa Major showing nice spiral arms. 10" LX200 at f6.3, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Effective exposure 27 minutes.
NGC 772, Sb Spiral Galaxy, Aries.
10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Starlight Xpress SXVF-M9 CCD. 3 exposures: Effective integration time 9 minutes. Dec 2008
M74, Sc Spiral Galaxy, Pisces. 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-M9 CCD. Two exposures: Effective integration time 6 minutes. Nov 2008
NGC7217, Sb Spiral Galaxy in Pegasus. 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 12 minutes. Nov 2008
NGC2903 Sb Spiral Galaxy in Leo, Mag 9, 13.3 x 6.0'
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10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress MX9 CCD. 3 exposures : Effective integration time 9 minutes.  
NGC6822, Barnards Galaxy (in local group) in Sagitarrius. 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 21 minutes. Oct 2008
m106.jpg (23378 bytes) M106 SBbc Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici, Mag 8.4, 22' x 9'
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10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress MX9 CCD. 4 exposures : Effective integration time 12 minutes.
ngc3953.gif (49078 bytes) NGC3953 SBb Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major, Mag 10.1, 6.5' x 3.4'.
- 10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 12 minutes.
M100 in  Coma Berenices M100 Sc Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices, Mag 9.4, 6.8' x 5.8'
- 10" Orion Optics GX250 Newtonian f4.8, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 7 minutes.
NGC6217 in  Ursa Minor NGC6217 Sc Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Minor, Mag 11.2, 3.6'
- 10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 14 minutes.
NGC 925, Sc Spiral Galaxy, Triangulum.
10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures: Effective integration time 24 minutes.
M99, Spiral Galaxy, Coma Berenices. 10" LX200 SCT at f6.3, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Effective exposure 30 minutes. May 2012.
M61, Sc Spiral Galaxy in Virgo, Mag 9.6, 6.6' x 6.4'.
- 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Sta
rlight Xpress MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes.
M63 Sb Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici, Mag 8.6, 15' x 9'.
- 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Sta
rlight Xpress SXVF MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 18 minutes.
M109 in  Ursa Major M109 Barred Spiral Galaxy in Ursa Major, Mag 9.8, 8.3' x 4.6'
- 10" Orion Optics GX250 Newtonian f4.8, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 6 minutes.
NGC7331, spiral galaxy in Pegasus showing nice spiral arms and dark lanes. 10" LX200 at f4, Starlight Xpress MX9 CCD. Effective exposure 30 minutes.
NGC7479, SBb spiral galaxy in Pegasus, 10" LX200 at f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Effective exposure 21 minutes. 

M33, Pinwheel Spiral Galaxy, Triangulum;a member of the local group of galaxies. Mag 5.7, 73' x 45'.

Top image - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Starlight Xpress MX25C camera. 18 minute exposure.

Bottom Image - Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Canon 550D DSLR. 28 minute exposure.

M65, SB Spiral Galaxy in Leo, Mag 9.3, 9.5' x 2.3'
- 10"
Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 12 minutes.
ngc3521.gif (47539 bytes) NGC3521 Spiral Galaxy in Leo, Mag 9, 13.5 x 7'.
- 10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes.
ngc3198.gif (35901 bytes) NGC3198, Sc spiral galaxy in Ursa Major. 10" LX200 at f6.3, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Effective exposure 24 minutes.
ngc5676.gif (24466 bytes) NGC5676 - Sc Spiral Galaxy in Bootes, Mag 11.2, 4' x 1.7'.
- 10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Sta
rlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes. July 1999.
NGC3227, SBa Spiral Galaxy in Leo, Mag 10.4, 4.1' x 3.9' - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures; Effective integration time 15 minutes, April 2007
NGC2403, Sc Spiral Galaxy in Camelopardalis, Mag 8.2, 23.4'x11.8' - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures; Effective integration time 15 minutes, Jan 2009
NGC4725, Barred Spiral Galaxy, Coma Berenices. 10" LX200 SCT at f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Effective exposure 15 minutes. May 2012
IC342, Sc Spiral Galaxy in Camelopardalis, Mag 8.4, 21.4'x20.9' - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures; Effective integration time 21 minutes, Nov 1998
M65, Spiral Galaxy in Leo- 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes, Apr 2010
M95, Spiral Galaxy in Leo- 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes, Apr 2010
M91, Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes, Apr 2010
NGC474 and 470, part of ARP227, Pisces. Note faint ring around 474. 10" LX200 SCT at f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Effective exposure 36 minutes. January 2012.
M90, Sb Spiral Galaxy, Virgo. 10" LX200 SCT at f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Effective exposure 15 minutes. May 2012.
M99, Spiral Galaxy, Coma Berenices. 10" LX200 SCT at f6.3, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Effective exposure 30 minutes. May 2012.
NGC4535, Spiral Galaxy, Virgo. 10" LX200 SCT at f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Effective exposure 15 minutes. May 2012.
Markarian's Chain of galaxies, includes M84, M86, NGC 4477, NGC 4473, NGC 4461, NGC 4458, NGC 4438 and NGC 4435. Virgo/Coma Berenices border. 10 minute exposure at iso800. Modified Canon 1100D DSLR. Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT. April 2013
NGC3184, Spiral Galaxy, Ursa Major. 10" LX200 SCT at f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. 18 minute exposure. May 2013.

NGC4559, Spiral Galaxy, Coma Berenices. 10" LX200 SCT at f6.3, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. 15 minute exposure. May 2013.
10" LX200 SCT at f6.3, Starlite Xpress SX-M25C camera. 30 minute exposure. March 2014.
NGC247, SBcd Spiral Galaxy in Sculptor - very low in south in the UK. 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 18 minutes. Dec 2009



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