Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Cigar Galaxy  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3034
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M82 Cigar Galaxy (Crop)

Technical card

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

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 70Da

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN 2

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Adobe Lightroom

Filters: Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter


Dates:Feb. 14, 2017

Frames:Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 28x240" ISO1600

Integration: 1.9 hours

Darks: ~23

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 18.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 87.04%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3474861

RA center: 9h 55' 51"

DEC center: +69° 40' 33"

Pixel scale: 2.153 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.930 degrees

Field radius: 0.661 degrees


Resolution: 1862x1189

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland

Description

OK, this galaxy size takes my equipment to the limit...

f/5.6

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