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Contains:  M 82, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3034
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M82 - Cigar Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 2880x2400

Dates:Dec. 28, 2018Jan. 5, 2019Jan. 12, 2019Jan. 17, 2019Jan. 25, 2019

Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen Astrodon Blue: 22x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen Astrodon Green: 22x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen Astrodon L: 124x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 22x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Ha 1.25 3nm: 55x900" bin 1x1

Integration: 45.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 50.07% job: 2490108

RA center: 148.987 degrees

DEC center: 69.662 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.277 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.278 degrees

Field radius: 0.144 degrees

Locations: MARIO, Marathon, TX, Texas, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Marathon Remote Imaging Observatory (MaRIO)


A collaboration effort with Anis and I. Anis has been gracious enough to supply his C11 EdgeHD and QHY814 ccd to be set up in our remote observatory in West Texas. This is more than 50 hours worth of data.



Dhaval Brahmbhatt
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M82 - Cigar Galaxy, 


            Dhaval Brahmbhatt