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Contains:  M 82, NGC 3034, M 81, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3031
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M81 and M82 in Ursa Major, 





    
        

            Victor Land
M81 and M82 in Ursa Major

M81 and M82 in Ursa Major

Technical card

Resolution: 1891x1200

Dates:March 24, 2019

Frames: 144x25" ISO1600

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~35

Bias: ~35

Avg. Moon age: 18.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 84.65%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 8.00

Astrometry.net job: 2640626

RA center: 148.939 degrees

DEC center: 69.319 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.698 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 92.791 degrees

Field radius: 0.528 degrees

Locations: Home backyard, Utrecht, Netherlands

Data source: Backyard

Description

The two famous galaxies in Ursa Major.
Really the first time I ever photographed galaxies like this.
It is mind-boggling to think the light that hit my camera sensor took 11 million years to get there!

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85 % of 3 hours of data. March and April 2019.

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M81 and M82 in Ursa Major, 





    
        

            Victor Land