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Contains:  M 81, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3031
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Bode's Galaxy in LRGBHa, 





    
        

            Ara Jerahian
Bode's Galaxy in LRGBHa

Bode's Galaxy in LRGBHa

Technical card

Resolution: 2622x2025

Dates:March 13, 2019March 16, 2019March 17, 2019

Frames:
ZWO Ha 7nm 1.25": 14x240" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 1.25" Blue: 50x240" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 1.25" Green: 50x240" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 1.25" Lum: 100x120" (gain: 50.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 1.25" Red: 50x240" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 14.3 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 8.90 days

Avg. Moon phase: 64.92%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Astrometry.net job: 2596857

RA center: 148.889 degrees

DEC center: 69.064 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.527 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 142.644 degrees

Field radius: 0.242 degrees

Locations: Home, Cape Elizabeth, ME, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

I'm happy with the processing on this one. I think I got pretty good detail with little noise in the galaxy. Stars still look funky around the edges, have to work on those at some point...

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jerahian
Ara Jerahian
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    C

B

Darkened the background a bit...

C

I was advised to bring out the color more :) After looking at it for a few hours, I start to not see the differences anymore...

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Bode's Galaxy in LRGBHa, 





    
        

            Ara Jerahian