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Contains:  Bode's nebulae, M 81, M 82, NGC 3031, NGC 3034
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Bode and Cigar galaxies, 


Bode and Cigar galaxies
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Bode and Cigar galaxies

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TS IN ED 70/420

Imaging camera:Samsung NX500

Mount:Celestron CG-5

Software:Gimp 2.9Pisinsight 1.8

Dates:April 9, 2017

Frames: 28x90" ISO800

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~20

Bias: ~256

Avg. Moon age: 13.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 96.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details job: 1531210

RA center: 9h 55' 25"

DEC center: +69° 20' 42"

Pixel scale: 1.764 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 273.323 degrees

Field radius: 0.845 degrees

Resolution: 3008x1692

Locations: Garaio, Maturana, Álava, Spain


Shooted at almost full moon, but it was the first clear night (at weekend) in more than one month. Discarded several subs because the wind.



License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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