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Contains:  M 81, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3031
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M81 Bode's Galaxy, 


            William Jordan
M81 Bode's Galaxy

M81 Bode's Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 3816x4581

Dates:April 16, 2018

Astrodon Blue: 33x300" ISO-1 bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 29x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 30x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 7.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.22%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00 job: 2021483

RA center: 9h 55' 35"

DEC center: +69° 4' 4"

Pixel scale: 0.440 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.792 degrees

Field radius: 0.364

Locations: Ye Olde Driveway, The Woodlands, TX, United States


192 minutes each of R/G/B, guided and unguided taken over a couple nights. Still not quite settled on processing technique.



William Jordan
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M81 Bode's Galaxy, 


            William Jordan