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Contains:  NGC 3077, M 82, NGC 3034, M 81, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3031, NGC 2976
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Bode's Galaxy & Cigar Galaxy, 


            Bernhard Himmer
Bode's Galaxy & Cigar Galaxy

Bode's Galaxy & Cigar Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 5740x3830

Dates:April 7, 2018March 30, 2019

Frames: 512x30" ISO1600

Integration: 4.3 hours

Darks: ~41

Bias: ~36

Avg. Moon age: 22.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 43.13%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 2625776

RA center: 148.896 degrees

DEC center: 69.317 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.065 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.403 degrees

Field radius: 1.979 degrees

Locations: Beobachtungsplatz am Feld, Absdorf, Austria

Data source: Traveller



Bernhard Himmer
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • Bode's Galaxy & Cigar Galaxy, 


            Bernhard Himmer
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    Bode's Galaxy & Cigar Galaxy, 


            Bernhard Himmer


Retried after a year with Walimex (Samyang) camera lens. I lost my Electronic Shutter Release Cable so again I could only take 30s subs. Still very happy with the result.

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Bode's Galaxy & Cigar Galaxy, 


            Bernhard Himmer