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Contains:  Bode's nebulae, M 81, NGC 3031
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Bode’s Galaxy (Messier 81), 


            Henning Schmidt
Bode’s Galaxy (Messier 81)
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Bode’s Galaxy (Messier 81)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses:Meade LX 200 12"

Imaging cameras:Primalucelab Canon 700DA Cooled

Mounts:SkyWatcher EQ8 Pro

Focal reducers:ASA 0,77 SC Reducer

Software:Adobe PS CS2PixInsight

Filters:Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2

Accessory:Lacerta Mgen

Dates:March 24, 2017

Frames:Hutech IDAS 1.25" LPS P2: 33x300" ISO1600 -25C

Integration: 2.8 hours

Darks: ~100

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 25.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 15.49%

Basic astrometry details job: 3233738

RA center: 9h 55' 35"

DEC center: +69° 4' 26"

Pixel scale: 0.366 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 333.666 degrees

Field radius: 0.270 degrees

Resolution: 4176x3276

Locations: Home observatory, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Bode’s Galaxy (Messier 81) from 24.03.2017, camera: Canon EOS 700Da cooled: 33x 300 sec, ISO 1600, cooled: -25°C, with ASA SC Reducer/Corrector 0.77.



Henning Schmidt
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Bode’s Galaxy (Messier 81), 


            Henning Schmidt