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



    
        

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M81 and M82

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            Charles Ward
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M81 and M82

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP1100 gto

Software: PixInsight


Dates:April 11, 2015

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 14x300" (1h 10') bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 14x300" (1h 10') bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 14x300" (1h 10') bin 1x1

Integration: 3h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 21.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.23%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 600404

RA center: 09h55m36s.0

DEC center: +69°2237

Orientation: -107.421 degrees

Field radius: 0.747 degrees


Resolution: 3130x2316

Description

One more shot for the weekend. Haven't shot these since the supernova Jan 2014, and I am pleased at how much better this shot is. :-)

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