Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Bode's nebulae  ·  M 81  ·  NGC 3031
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M81 Bode's Nebula, 



    
        

            Salvatore Giambruno
M81 Bode's Nebula
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M81 Bode's Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5" iDK

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress SX-814 Trius Monochrome CCD

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5" iDK

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Software: Software Bisque TheSkyX 6 Pro  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Filters: Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm


Dates:March 3, 2017

Frames:Astrodon Ha 1.25 5nm: 44x300" -20C bin 4x4

Integration: 3.7 hours

Flats: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 5.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 9.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1480076

RA center: 9h 55' 35"

DEC center: +69° 3' 46"

Pixel scale: 1.443 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.853 degrees

Field radius: 0.217 degrees


Resolution: 847x678

Description

M81 Galaxy, also known as Bode's Nebula. Single-channel H-alpha. 44x300s. Had some trouble with flats, so not optimal.

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Salvatore Giambruno
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M81 Bode's Nebula, 



    
        

            Salvatore Giambruno