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M81 and 82, 


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M81 and 82
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M81 and 82

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade Starfinder 8

Imaging cameras: Canon 450D modified baader) Canon baader modified dslr

Mounts: Losmandy GM-8

Guiding telescopes or lenses: MEADE 50mm Finder Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Software: Open Guiding PHD2 Guiding  ·  DeepSky Stacker (DSS) DSS 3.3.2  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS4 Photoshop CS4  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity Nebulosity 2.1.2

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter

Accessory: Baader MPCC coma corrector

Dates:Dec. 5, 2018

Frames: 86x241"

Integration: 5.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.44%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2685521

RA center: 9h 55' 40"

DEC center: +69° 19' 51"

Pixel scale: 0.582 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 266.597 degrees

Field radius: 0.603 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1190

Data source: Backyard



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M81 and 82, 


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