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Contains:  Bode's nebulae, M 81, M 82, NGC 3031, NGC 3034
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M81 & M82, 



    
        

            Michael Caller
M81 & M82
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M81 & M82

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 100 ED

Imaging cameras: ZWO 1600MM-C

Mounts: EQ6 R Pro SkyWatcher

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Altair astro 60mm guide scope Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro GP Cam2 130 mono Guide Camrea

Software: Photoshop CC 2019  ·  PhD 2  ·  PixInsight PinInsight 1.8.6  ·  DDS  ·  APT  ·  QHY-CCD Polemaster Software Polemaster

Filters: ZWO 36mm Green Filter  ·  ZWO 36mm Red Filter  ·  ZWO 36mm Blue Filter

Accessory: Pegasus Astro FocusCube  ·  Intel Compute Stick  ·  gamepad Joystick  ·  Homemade GPS unit  ·  Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox Ultimate Powerbox


Dates:April 19, 2019

Frames:
ZWO 36mm Blue Filter: 30x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 36mm Green Filter: 28x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO 36mm Red Filter: 30x180" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.4 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 14.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 100.00%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2864335

RA center: 9h 55' 41"

DEC center: +69° 3' 50"

Pixel scale: 1.413 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.190 degrees

Field radius: 1.064 degrees


Resolution: 4330x3258

Locations: Backyard, South Croydon, Surrey, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my first RBG processed image.

**Updated**
30 x 180s @ 139 Gain Red
28 x 180s @ 139 Gain Blue
30 x 180s @ 139 Gain Green

Deleted old data , new data under full moon.

Comments & Tips Welcome , keen to get all the advise I can.

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M81 & M82, 



    
        

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