Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's Galaxy  ·  Cigar Galaxy  ·  M 81  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3031  ·  NGC 3034
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M81 M82

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            Crisan Sorin
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M81 M82

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 130PDS

Imaging cameras: ASI ZWO 294MM Pro

Mounts: Synta Sky-Watcher EQ6-r PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: 50mm Guidescope 50/190mm Lacerta

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM-S ASI120MM-S (mono)

Focal reducers: Sky-Watcher Coma corrector 0.9x

Software: APP  ·  PixInshight  ·  N.I.N.A. Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy  ·  PHD2

Filters: Astronomik 31mm 6nm Ha Astronomik 6nm Ha  ·  ZWO 31mm Blue ZWO Blue  ·  ZWO 31mm Green ZWO Green  ·  ZWO 31mm Red ZWO Red  ·  ZWO 31mm Lumance ZWO Lum

Accessory: ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW) ZWO 8X EFW  ·  ASI ZWO EAF (Electronic Automatic Focuser)


Dates:April 24, 2021April 25, 2021

Frames:
Astronomik 31mm 6nm Ha Astronomik 6nm Ha: 16x300" (1h 20') (gain: 120.00) -10C bin 2x2
ZWO 31mm Blue ZWO Blue: 70x90" (1h 45') (gain: 120.00) -10C bin 2x2
ZWO 31mm Green ZWO Green: 70x90" (1h 45') (gain: 120.00) -10C bin 2x2
ZWO 31mm Lumance ZWO Lum: 105x180" (5h 15') (gain: 120.00) -10C bin 2x2
ZWO 31mm Red ZWO Red: 70x90" (1h 45') (gain: 120.00) -10C bin 2x2

Integration: 11h 50'

Darks: 20

Flats: 20

Flat darks: 20

Avg. Moon age: 12.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 92.86%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean FWHM: 2.30

Temperature: 10.00


Astrometry.net job: 4472488

RA center: 9h 55' 39"

DEC center: +69° 12' 40"

Pixel scale: 1.624 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -85.204 degrees

Field radius: 1.030 degrees


Resolution: 3738x2618

Data source: Backyard

Description

My first image using a monochrome camera and equipment. Learning the new techniques of imaging and processing looked daunting at first but just challenging after seeing several tutorials.

Any constructive criticism is more than welcomed.

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