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Contains:  Bode's nebulae, M 81, M 82, NGC 3031, NGC 3034, NGC 3077
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M81 and M82 with IFN, 


            Craig Prost
M81 and M82 with IFN
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M81 and M82 with IFN

Technical card

Dates:March 27, 2015April 13, 2015April 20, 2015April 23, 2015

Ha 3nm: 20x1800"
Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 LRGB Astrodon: 80x900"

Integration: 30.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.21%

Basic astrometry details job: 621041

RA center: 9h 56' 5"

DEC center: +69° 20' 31"

Pixel scale: 2.060 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.869 degrees

Field radius: 1.307 degrees

Resolution: 3448x3000


This is my first attempt at bringing out the IFN in an image. Much thanks to Tim Stone from TCAA for capturing the data with our club's CCA-250. The data was collected from a yellow zone so there was only so much I could finesse out of the background.



Craig Prost
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M81 and M82 with IFN, 


            Craig Prost