Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's nebulae  ·  M 81  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3031  ·  NGC 3034
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Bode's Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy, 


            Yuntao Lu
Bode's Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy
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Bode's Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics ZenithStar 61 APO f/5.9

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MM Pro

Mounts: iOptron SkyGuider Pro

Software: KStars Ekos/INDI, Stellarmate OS Ekos/INDI, Stellarmate OS  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Optolong L 36mm

Accessory: ZWO EFW 36 mm Filter Wheel

Dates:March 28, 2019

Frames: 103x90"

Integration: 2.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.02%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2613161

RA center: 9h 55' 46"

DEC center: +69° 20' 31"

Pixel scale: 1.340 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.369 degrees

Field radius: 1.103 degrees

Resolution: 5026x3136

Locations: Backyard, Bellevue, WA, United States

Data source: Backyard


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Bode's Galaxy and Cigar Galaxy, 


            Yuntao Lu