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M 81 Bode's Galaxy, 


            Michael Timm
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M 81 Bode's Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS-Optics 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Pro

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI178MC

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6-R

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher AC 80/400 StarTravel

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM-S

Software: DeepSkyStacker  ·  SharpCap  ·  GIMP  ·  Fitswork

Accessory: Lacerta LED Flatfield-Box

Dates:Feb. 20, 2018

Frames: 120x60" (gain: 256.00) 4C bin 2x2

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 4.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.86%

Astrometry.net job: 1937226

RA center: 9h 55' 33"

DEC center: +69° 4' 7"

Pixel scale: 0.618 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.801 degrees

Field radius: 0.132 degrees

Resolution: 1255x896

Locations: Backyard, Vechelde, Niedersachsen, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Experimented with the autoguider, is this sharper than my first M81? I don't think so, but the conditions wheren't good. Next time i try without binning.



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M 81 Bode's Galaxy, 


            Michael Timm