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M82 RGB

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

Imaging camera: SBIG ST-8300C

Mount: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

Guiding camera: The Imaging Source DMK 21AF04

Software: photoshopPixInsightNebulosityMicroprojects Equinox Image

Filter: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter

Accessory: Orion Deluxe off-axis guider

Resolution: 1000x688

Dates: March 9, 2013March 10, 2013

Frames: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter: 60x900" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 15.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.87%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Astrometry.net job: 89002

RA center: 148.979 degrees

DEC center: 69.686 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.114 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 139.840 degrees

Field radius: 0.188 degrees

Locations: Home, San Rafael, California, United States

Description

The first version uses aggressive processing to bring out the starburst details.
The second version uses a lighter touch.

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M82 RGB, stevebryson