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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Bode's Galaxy, Cigar Galaxy, M 81, M 82, NGC 3031, NGC 3034
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M81 Bode's Galaxy and Co., 


M81 Bode's Galaxy and Co.
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M81 Bode's Galaxy and Co.

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 job: 3474889

RA center: 9h 55' 46"

DEC center: +69° 19' 37"

Pixel scale: 2.157 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.032 degrees

Field radius: 0.871 degrees

Resolution: 2354x1707

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland


Playing around with drizzle integration. I think especially M82 can profit from it.



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Description: Drizzle 2x

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M81 Bode's Galaxy and Co.,