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Messier 82, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew
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            Peter Goodhew
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: APM Telescopes TMB - LZOS Apo refractor 152/1200

Imaging cameras: QSI 6120wsg-8

Mounts: 10Micron GM2000HPS II


Dates:March 11, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter: 18x1800" bin 2x2
Astrodon Blue: 19x300" bin 1x1
Green: 21x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum: 46x300" bin 1x1
Red: 18x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 17.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.47 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.99%


Astrometry.net job: 2627114

RA center: 9h 55' 46"

DEC center: +69° 48' 13"

Pixel scale: 0.534 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.719 degrees

Field radius: 0.364 degrees


Resolution: 4165x2610

Locations: e-Eye, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extramadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

Description

First light from my new hosting site at e-Eye in Spain.

An unconventional framing as it was initially used for aligning my two APM TMB 152 telescopes, but I found a myriad of micro galaxies lurking in the background so didn't have the heart to discard them!

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Messier 82, 



    
        

            Peter Goodhew