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Contains:  Bode's Galaxy, Cigar Galaxy, M 81, M 82, NGC 3031, NGC 3034
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Bode and Cigar galaxy - M81 & M82, 


Bode and Cigar galaxy - M81 & M82
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Bode and Cigar galaxy - M81 & M82

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 200/1000 F5 Newton

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 200D SL2

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 9x50 Finder

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II Autoguider

Focal reducers: Baader MPCC Mark III Coma-Corrector

Software: DeepSky Stacker DeepSkyStacker 4.1.1  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  FitsWork 4

Dates:Feb. 27, 2019

Frames: 60x150" ISO400

Integration: 2.5 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~18

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 23.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.04%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Temperature: 12.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3451698

RA center: 9h 55' 21"

DEC center: +69° 19' 4"

Pixel scale: 0.760 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 108.874 degrees

Field radius: 0.720 degrees

Resolution: 5888x3432

Data source: Backyard


The galaxy pair M81 and M82 taken from an inner city backyard in a red zone.
If you look carefully you can find a LOT more small and faint galaxies in the image including the dwarf galaxy Holmberg IX just underneath M81.



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Bode and Cigar galaxy - M81 & M82,