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Contains:  Bode's nebulae, M 81, M 82, NGC 3031, NGC 3034
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Bode's Galaxies (M81 and M82, the Cigar Galaxy), 



    
        

            Frank Kane
Bode's Galaxies (M81 and M82, the Cigar Galaxy)
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Bode's Galaxies (M81 and M82, the Cigar Galaxy)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher StarLux 190MN

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MyT

Software: Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  Adobe Phosotshop CS6  ·  Topaz Labs Topaz DeNoise 6  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight

Accessory: MoonLite Focuser w/High Res Stepper Motor


Dates:April 2, 2019

Frames: 137x120"

Integration: 4.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.61%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2624873

RA center: 9h 55' 48"

DEC center: +69° 22' 26"

Pixel scale: 1.114 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.088 degrees

Field radius: 0.577 degrees


Resolution: 3294x1756

Data source: Backyard

Description

Bode's Galaxy (M81) and the Cigar Galaxy (M82) imaged from a suburban driveway, with a touch of hydrogen-alpha data thrown in.

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Frank Kane
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  • Bode's Galaxies (M81 and M82, the Cigar Galaxy), 



    
        

            Frank Kane
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    Bode's Galaxies (M81 and M82, the Cigar Galaxy), 



    
        

            Frank Kane
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Description: Fixed color balance.

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Bode's Galaxies (M81 and M82, the Cigar Galaxy), 



    
        

            Frank Kane