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



    
        

            John Butler
Bode's Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy
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Bode's Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 120 Pro ED

Imaging cameras: Canon 600D astro-modified

Mounts: CGEM

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue F060mm Finder

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD 5L-IIm

Focal reducers: Skywatcher 0.85x Focal Reducer/Corrector for the ED120

Software: Photoshop CC 2015 Photoshop CC  ·  Backyard EOS  ·  DeekSkyStacker (DSS)  ·  Gradient Xterminator  ·  OpenPHD PHD2 Guiding  ·  HLGV HLVG (Hasta La Vista Green)  ·  Astronomy tools for Photoshop

Filters: Astronomik CLS-CCD Canon EOS Clip

Accessory: Celestron Starsense  ·  qhyccd polemaster  ·  Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser


Dates:April 23, 2016April 24, 2016

Frames:
Astronomik CLS-CCD Canon EOS Clip: 58x180" ISO1600 bin 1x1
Astronomik CLS-CCD Canon EOS Clip: 33x300" ISO1600 bin 1x1

Integration: 5.7 hours

Darks: ~93

Flats: ~90

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 16.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.91%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00

Mean SQM: 17.12


Astrometry.net job: 1062315

RA center: 9h 55' 57"

DEC center: +69° 19' 26"

Pixel scale: 1.126 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -85.707 degrees

Field radius: 0.723 degrees


Resolution: 3849x2566

Locations: Backyard, Edison, New Jersey, United States

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Bode's Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy, 



    
        

            John Butler