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M81 & 82, 



    
        

            Dan Phillips
M81 & 82
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M81 & 82

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron ST80

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS M

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer


Dates:Feb. 16, 2015

Frames: 20x120"

Integration: 0.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.11%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 545936

RA center: 9h 57' 49"

DEC center: +69° 5' 27"

Pixel scale: 2.201 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.254 degrees

Field radius: 1.161 degrees


Resolution: 620x466

Description

First night testing Star Adventurer Mount ... 2 minute exposures. Only about 80% decent success rate at 2 min with the ST80. Still, a lot better than any previous attempts!

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M81 & 82, 



    
        

            Dan Phillips