Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's nebulae  ·  M 81  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3031  ·  NGC 3034
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M81 and M82 region, 


M81 and M82 region
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M81 and M82 region

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106 ED

Imaging cameras: QSI 690ws-8

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1100GTO-AEL

Software: Astro-Physics AAPC  ·  Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight

Accessory: Optec FocusLynx  ·  Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder

Dates:Dec. 4, 2016Dec. 26, 2016Dec. 27, 2016Dec. 29, 2016

Astrodon 1.25" B: 20x300"
Astrodon 1.25" G: 20x300"
Astrodon 1.25" L: 104x300"
Astrodon 1.25" R: 20x300"

Integration: 13.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.01%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1395862

RA center: 9h 53' 59"

DEC center: +69° 25' 51"

Pixel scale: 1.440 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.115 degrees

Field radius: 0.803 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1393

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


Deep Sky West
FSQ, AP1100-AE, QSI 690
L: 104x300s
R: 20x300s
G: 20x300s
B: 20x300s


Sky plot

Sky plot


M81 and M82 region,