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Contains:  M 82, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3034
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M82 (HaRGB)

Technical card

Resolution: 3251x2538

Dates:Dec. 1, 2018Jan. 4, 2019Jan. 5, 2019Jan. 12, 2019Jan. 23, 2019Jan. 24, 2019Jan. 25, 2019Feb. 12, 2019

Astrodon 5nm Ha: 28x1800" -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon 5nm Ha: 32x900" -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance I-Series Gen 2: 10x180" -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance I-Series Gen 2: 10x180" -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance I-Series Gen 2: 10x180" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 23.5 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 18.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.89% job: 2532561

RA center: 148.972 degrees

DEC center: 69.696 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.435 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.170 degrees

Field radius: 0.249 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Magnolia, TX, United States

Data source: Backyard


There isn't much RGB on this one and I may collect more if the weather ever cooperates during New Moon. For the quality of the data, it's clearly an overreach process but it doesn't look bad from 15 feet away if you close one eye and squint with the other. :-P



John Renaud

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Sky plot


M82 (HaRGB), 


            John Renaud