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Contains:  NGC 3077, M 82, NGC 3034, M 81, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3031, NGC 2976
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Interacting galaxies - M81, M82 and friends, 


            Bogdan Alecsa
Interacting galaxies - M81, M82 and friends

Interacting galaxies - M81, M82 and friends

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Sky-Watcher Equinox 80 ED

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 6 D

Mount:Losmandy GM-8 Gemini 1

Focal reducer:TeleVue TRF-2008

Software:PixInsight PinInsight 1.8.5

Resolution: 7768x5504

Dates:May 7, 2018

Frames: 34x210"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.60% job: 2064045

RA center: 148.923 degrees

DEC center: 68.886 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.700 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 265.006 degrees

Field radius: 2.248 degrees

Data source: Unknown


Interacting group of galaxies, part of M81 group situated at about 11.7 Mly from Earth.
Easy to spot galaxies in the image:

- M81, center,
- M82, right,
- NGC 3077, up left,
- NGC 2976, down left.


Bogdan Alecsa
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Interacting galaxies - M81, M82 and friends, 


            Bogdan Alecsa