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M81 Bode's Galaxy and M82

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 70D

Mounts: Star Adventurer

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN 2

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Adobe Lightroom


Dates:Aug. 27, 2016

Frames: 70x180" (3h 30') ISO1600

Integration: 3h 30'

Darks: 21

Bias: 82

Avg. Moon age: 24.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 24.82%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


RA center: 09h58m17s.651

DEC center: +69°1034.70

Pixel scale: 2.150 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -92.093 degrees

Field radius: 1.149 degrees

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Resolution: 3188x2156

Locations: Matzendorf 1040m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland

Description

Stopped down to f/6.3 ...because I wanted spikes around the brightest stars again ;-)

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Description: 2x drizzle, no color manipulations

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