Contains:M 82, NGC 3034, M 81, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3031
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M81 and M82 with Lots of IFN

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Resolution: 4297x3379

Dates: Feb. 9, 2018Feb. 10, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 14x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 14x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 45x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 10x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 13.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 28.56%

Astrometry.net job: 2094578

RA center: 149.026 degrees

DEC center: 69.269 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.103 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.283 degrees

Field radius: 0.838 degrees

Locations: Sierra Remote Observatories, Shaver Lake, California, United States

Data source: Unknown

Description

This is a combination of all the M81 and M82 data collected over the past couple of years. The image was processed to bring out as much of the Integrated Flux Nebula (IFN) as possible. The data from the AP RH scope produced the bright IFN background and the RCOS produced the individual M81 and M82 images that were integrated into the final image.

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