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

Image of the day 03/17/2016

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    M81 with mixed setups, 





    
        

            Epicycle
    M81 with mixed setups

    M81 with mixed setups

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2472x2060

    Dates:March 6, 2016

    Frames: 38x600"

    Integration: 6.3 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 26.64 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 9.14%

    Astrometry.net job: 1005406

    RA center: 148.855 degrees

    DEC center: 69.075 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.031 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -91.688 degrees

    Field radius: 0.461 degrees

    Description

    The colour information comes from my earlier image http://astrob.in/160225/0/
    (130PDS and Atik 460). Star colour is not great, but the galaxy is fine, so I'm happy with the mix. I may get some RGB layer with the RC6 if weather allows...

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    M81 with mixed setups, 





    
        

            Epicycle