Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's nebulae  ·  M 81  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3031  ·  NGC 3034
Bode's Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy, 



    
        

            Ryan Caputo
Bode's Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy
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Bode's Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy

Bode's Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy, 



    
        

            Ryan Caputo
Bode's Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy
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Bode's Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific ES102ED APO FCD1

Imaging cameras: ZWOASI1600MM

Mounts: SkyWatcher AZ-EQ5

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 290mm Mini

Software: APT AstroPhotograhy Tool  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripely


Dates:Jan. 27, 2019

Frames: 155x20" (51' 40")

Integration: 51' 40"

Avg. Moon age: 21.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.30%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2490323

RA center: 9h 55' 40"

DEC center: +69° 17' 6"

Pixel scale: 1.122 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 109.109 degrees

Field radius: 0.686 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1026

Data source: Backyard

Description

A relatively short integration (hoping to do get into longer integrations) of Bode's and Cigar Galaxy. Lots of noise in the image, but I'm slowly improving...

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Bode's Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy, 



    
        

            Ryan Caputo