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

Image of the day 03/27/2016

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    M81 + M82 LRGB, 


            Thomas Westphal
    M81 + M82 LRGB
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    M81 + M82 LRGB

    Technical card

    Dates:March 12, 2016

    Frames: 1x54500" bin 0x0

    Integration: 15.1 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 3.92 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 16.41%

    Basic astrometry details job: 1011642

    RA center: 9h 55' 40"

    DEC center: +69° 21' 10"

    Pixel scale: 1.228 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -90.487 degrees

    Field radius: 0.665 degrees

    Resolution: 3164x2274

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


    The color version of M81 + M82
    (data collected between 31.01. - 12.03.16)

    Aufnahmedaten / exposure data:

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

    R => 22 x 300 sec. bin 1x1
    G => 17 x 300 sec. bin 1x1
    B => 47 x 300 sec. bin 1x1



    Thomas Westphal
    License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons


      M81 + M82 LRGB, 


            Thomas Westphal
      M81 + M82 LRGB, 


            Thomas Westphal
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      M81 + M82 LRGB, 


            Thomas Westphal

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    M81 + M82 LRGB, 


            Thomas Westphal