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Contains:  Bode's Galaxy, Bode's galaxy, Cigar Galaxy, Cigar galaxy, M 81, M 82, M81, M82, NGC 3031, NGC 3034, NGC 3077, NGC3077
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Bode's Nebula (Galaxy) M81 & M82, 


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Bode's Nebula (Galaxy) M81 & M82

Technical card

Dates:Feb. 23, 2020

Frames: 12x240"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.02% job: 3402463

RA center: 9h 57' 18"

DEC center: +69° 21' 2"

Pixel scale: 2.766 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -89.958 degrees

Field radius: 0.973 degrees

Resolution: 1815x1767

Data source: Backyard


This was just a quick capture of M81 & M82 one night. No calibration frames, just twelve quick light images. It is certainly not perfect, but I am quite amazed at how much detail comes out with modest amount of effort.



License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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Bode's Nebula (Galaxy) M81 & M82,