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Contains:  Bode's nebulae, M 81, M 82, NGC 3031, NGC 3034

Image of the day 03/07/2016

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    M 81 + M 82 (Luminance), 


            Thomas Westphal
    M 81 + M 82 (Luminance)
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    M 81 + M 82 (Luminance)

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA10N-OK3 10" f/3.6 Newtonian Astrograph

    Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2-8300

    Mounts: ASA Astrosysteme DDM 60 Pro

    Focal reducers: ASA Wynne 3" Corrector 0.95x

    Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool  ·  ASA Autoslew, Sequence, MLTP  ·  PixInsight, Photoshop, Deep Sky Stacker, Stellarium, Autoslew, Sequence, Maxim DL5, PinPoint

    Filters: Baader Planetarium Baader 36mm LRGB

    Accessory: Moravian Instrument External Filter wheel 10x36mm unmounted

    Dates:Feb. 28, 2016

    Frames: 82x350"

    Integration: 8.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 19.93 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 72.74%

    Basic astrometry details job: 991205

    RA center: 9h 55' 34"

    DEC center: +69° 20' 13"

    Pixel scale: 1.229 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -90.516 degrees

    Field radius: 0.620 degrees

    Resolution: 2942x2124

    Locations: OL Sternwarte / OL observatory, Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany


    Messier 81 und Messier 82 aufgenommen an 9 Tagen zwischen dem 30.01. und 28.02.2016

    Aufnahmedaten / exposure data:

    L => 49 x 300 sec. bin 1x1
    L => 35 x 400 sec. bin 1x1



    Thomas Westphal


      M 81 + M 82 (Luminance), 


            Thomas Westphal
    • Final
      M 81 + M 82 (Luminance), 


            Thomas Westphal

    Sky plot

    Sky plot


    M 81 + M 82 (Luminance), 


            Thomas Westphal