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Contains:  M 82, NGC 3034, M 81, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3031
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M81 and M82 Galaxies in the Constelation of Ursa Major, 





    
        

            Simon Todd
M81 and M82 Galaxies in the Constelation of Ursa Major

M81 and M82 Galaxies in the Constelation of Ursa Major

Technical card

Resolution: 3292x2377

Dates:Jan. 1, 2016Jan. 15, 2016Jan. 20, 2016Feb. 3, 2016Feb. 8, 2016Feb. 11, 2016

Frames:
Baader Blue 36mm: 10x600" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Green 36mm: 10x600" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Ha 36mm 7nm: 25x600" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Luminance 36mm: 24x600" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Red 36mm: 12x600" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 13.5 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 15.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 35.86%

Astrometry.net job: 965507

RA center: 148.786 degrees

DEC center: 69.384 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.833 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -92.880 degrees

Field radius: 1.034 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

At the top of the constellation Ursa Major lies two popular galaxies M81 and M82, M81 being Bodes Galaxy discovered by Johann Elert Bode, and M82 being the famous Cigar Galaxy and is referred to as a Starburst Galaxy

M82 is approximately 11.5 Million Light years from earth, M81 is approximately 11.8 Million Light years from earth

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M81 and M82 Galaxies in the Constelation of Ursa Major, 





    
        

            Simon Todd