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Contains:  M 82, NGC 3034, M 81, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3031
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Technical card

Resolution: 3293x2468

Dates:March 23, 2017

Astrodon E-Series Blue filter: 9x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon E-Series Green filter: 9x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon E-Series Red filter: 9x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance E-Series: 24x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 8.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.76 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.66% job: 1504409

RA center: 148.935 degrees

DEC center: 69.265 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.222 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.637 degrees

Field radius: 0.699 degrees

Locations: Home observatory, Totnes, Devon, United Kingdom


An initial processing aiming for a natural rendition, showing a hint of the faint IFN. Poor weather conditions prevail and this may be all the data I can collect for the time being.



Barry Wilson


Sky plot

Sky plot


M81 and M82, 


            Barry Wilson

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UK Astro-Imaging