Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's nebulae  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3034
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Starburst galaxy M 82 (The Cigar Galaxy), 



    
        

            Steve Cooper
Starburst galaxy M 82 (The Cigar Galaxy)
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Starburst galaxy M 82 (The Cigar Galaxy)

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Starburst galaxy M 82 (The Cigar Galaxy), 



    
        

            Steve Cooper
Starburst galaxy M 82 (The Cigar Galaxy)
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Starburst galaxy M 82 (The Cigar Galaxy)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: RC Optical Systems RCOS 14.5"  ·  Astro-Tech 16 RCT

Imaging cameras: SBIG STX 16803  ·  SBIG STXL 6303 AO-X

Mounts: Paramount ME  ·  Astro-Physics 1200 GTO

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics 27TVPH .75 reducer/corrector

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  CCDStack2  ·  CCD Navigator 3  ·  FocusMax  ·  MaxIm DL Pro 6

Filters: Astrodon Lum  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon 5 nm HA

Accessory: FLI Atlas Focuser  ·  SBIG AOL (adaptive Optics)


Frames:
Astrodon 5 nm HA: 12x1800" bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 13x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 13x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum: 26x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum: 48x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x1200" bin 1x1

Integration: 35.3 hours


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1573315

RA center: 9h 55' 49"

DEC center: +69° 38' 52"

Pixel scale: 0.745 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -47.221 degrees

Field radius: 0.318 degrees


Resolution: 1641x1141

Data source: Mix of multiple source

Description

Starburst galaxy M 82 (The Cigar Galaxy)

8 hrs of Lum taken with my AT 16RCT and SBIG STXL 6303 from Stardust Ranch; Okeechobee FL. and
8 hrs Lum plus 4 hrs R, 4.3 hrs G, 4.3 hrs B, and 6 Hrs Ha taken with a 14.5 RCOS and SBIG STL 16803 from Deep Sky West observatory; Rowe, New Mexico.

"A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on her head."
Revelation 12:1 NIV

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Starburst galaxy M 82 (The Cigar Galaxy), 



    
        

            Steve Cooper

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