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Contains:  M 82, NGC 3034, NGC 3027, M 81, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3031, NGC 2976, The star 27UMa, The star 24UMa, The star 22UMa
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M81 and its dusty surroundings, 


            Gabriel Siegl
M81 and its dusty surroundings

M81 and its dusty surroundings

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TS Optics Imaging Star 71

Imaging camera:Canon 6D modified

Mount:Skywatcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding telescope or lens:Lacerta MGEN2

Software:Pleaides PixInsightPhotoshop CS6

Resolution: 2400x3616

Dates:March 12, 2019

Frames: 75x150"

Integration: 3.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.94% job: 2592639

RA center: 148.965 degrees

DEC center: 69.431 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.794 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.174 degrees

Field radius: 3.493 degrees

Locations: Hohe Wand- Wildgehegeparkplatz, Stollhof, Niederösterreich, Austria

Data source: Traveller


Actually i wanted to continue my M81 closeup with the 10"Newton and the ASI 1600 but the conditions were too windy for this setup. So i decided to make a widefield from this area with my TS71 and the 6D. The clear nights are currently very rare so you should not waste clear skies ;)



Gabriel Siegl
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Sky plot

Sky plot


M81 and its dusty surroundings, 


            Gabriel Siegl

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