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Contains:  M 82, NGC 3034, M 81, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3031
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Bodes Nebula and Cigar Galaxy (M81 and M82), 





    
        

            Gary Lopez
Bodes Nebula and Cigar Galaxy (M81 and M82)

Bodes Nebula and Cigar Galaxy (M81 and M82)

Technical card

Resolution: 5376x3495

Dates:March 31, 2017

Frames:Orion Skyglow 2" Filter: 59x180" ISO1600

Integration: 3.0 hours

Darks: ~40

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 3.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.44%

Temperature: 24.00

Astrometry.net job: 1760183

RA center: 149.037 degrees

DEC center: 69.309 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.618 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 71.480 degrees

Field radius: 0.550 degrees

Locations: Monterey Pines Observatory, Monterey, California, United States

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GWLopez
Gary Lopez
License: None (All rights reserved)
2021
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  • Bodes Nebula and Cigar Galaxy (M81 and M82), 





    
        

            Gary Lopez
    Original
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    Bodes Nebula and Cigar Galaxy (M81 and M82), 





    
        

            Gary Lopez
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Reprocessed the data, this time using PI masked stretch to preserve some of the detail lost in the previous version.

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Bodes Nebula and Cigar Galaxy (M81 and M82), 





    
        

            Gary Lopez