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


            Jirair Afarian
Bodes and Cigar

Bodes and Cigar

Technical card

Resolution: 4908x3252

Dates:Feb. 16, 2019

Frames:Badaar Moon and SkyGlow Badaar: 20x180" (gain: 90.00) -8C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~25

Flats: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 11.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 85.76%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Mean FWHM: 4.10

Temperature: -11.00 job: 2530268

RA center: 9h 54' 31"

DEC center: +69° 27' 0"

Pixel scale: 2.266 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.334 degrees

Field radius: 1.854

Locations: Home Observatory, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Backyard


Still working on the kinks with my new setup before I get into narrowband imaging with my ZWO 1600 mono. Using the ZWO 071 MC Pro for now and I still am having elongated stars at the circumference of the image which is probably attributed to incorrect backspacing. Although I followed the backspacing protocol of 55mm from the flattener to the camera using spacers. I suspect the flattener for the WO 73 is causing the difference in backspace, I'll have to figure it out as my time in clear skies is very limited due to the constant cloudy weather we have been experiencing these past 2 to 3 months.



Jirair Afarian
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Bodes and Cigar, 


            Jirair Afarian