Messier 108 Surfboard Galaxy photographed in November 2019
The Surfboard Galaxy, photographed in November 2019

M108 – The Surfboard Galaxy

Very happy with the detail that came out of the dust clouds along it’s edge!

Capture details

Astrobin skyplot for M108
Astrobin skymap for M108

Frames: 40×240″ (gain: 300.00)
Integration: 2.7 hours
Darks: ~25
Flats: ~20
Bias: ~53
Avg. Moon age: 26.10 days
Avg. Moon phase: 12.77%

Astrometry.net job: 3071718
RA center: 11h 11′ 36″
DEC center: +55° 42′ 50″
Pixel scale: 0.678 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 217.221 degrees
Field radius: 0.361 degrees

Taken with a Celestron 8″ SCT & ZWO ASI 294 MC Pro

Full acquisition details:

Past Astrophotography of M108

Learn more about Messier 108


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