Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's nebulae  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3034
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"I finally stopped smoking - Messier 82"
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"I finally stopped smoking - Messier 82"

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 800

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS M

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS Optics 60mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN2

Software: PixInsight  ·  Magic Lantern


Dates:Feb. 6, 2016

Frames: 23x300" (1h 55') ISO800

Integration: 1h 55'

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 27.26 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.74%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1012518

RA center: 9h 55' 56"

DEC center: +69° 41' 2"

Pixel scale: 0.450 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 74.016 degrees

Field radius: 0.318 degrees


Resolution: 620x484

Description

Testing the guiding setup at 2m focal length.

Obviously 5m subs are not enough to catch the glowing hydrogen blasting from the core.
Also an unmodded Eos M isn't the best tool for the job.

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