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Contains:  M 82, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3034
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M 82 in Ha-RGB (ASI1600mmpro + Pentax K3II), 


M 82 in Ha-RGB (ASI1600mmpro + Pentax K3II)

M 82 in Ha-RGB (ASI1600mmpro + Pentax K3II)

Technical card

Resolution: 2671x1781

Dates:Feb. 2, 2018Feb. 17, 2019

50x180" ISO800
Baader Ha 36mm 7nm: 49x300" (gain: 139.00) -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 6.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.88% job: 2535743

RA center: 148.993 degrees

DEC center: 69.688 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.866 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 174.727 degrees

Field radius: 0.386 degrees

Data source: Backyard


M 82 is a so called starburst galaxy that is about 12 million lightyears away. In the center region of the galaxy stars are born at a high rate. The strong radiation of the newborn stars compresses gas particles and leads to a gas movement perpendicular to the galaxy plane.

Ha-RGB combination of Pentax K3ii data for the color (50 x 180s ISo 800) and ASI1600mmpro data for hydrogen alpha (49 x 300s gain 139). Shot through a TS 130/910 mm apo. Registering of the different data in Astro Pixel Processor.



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M 82 in Ha-RGB (ASI1600mmpro + Pentax K3II), 



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