Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's nebulae  ·  M 81  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3031  ·  NGC 3034
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M81 - M82 / Bode - Cigar Galaxies, 



    
        

            Marco Prelini
M81 - M82 / Bode - Cigar Galaxies
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M81 - M82 / Bode - Cigar Galaxies

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 200/1000 PDS

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC Pro

Mounts: Sky-Watcher AZ EQ6-GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Artesky Ultraguide 60/240 mm

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120 MM Mini

Focal reducers: Baader MPCC Mark III

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Baader Ha 2" 7nm CCD  ·  L-Pro 2"


Dates:Feb. 15, 2019Feb. 24, 2019Feb. 27, 2019Feb. 28, 2019March 1, 2019March 5, 2019March 10, 2019March 11, 2019March 17, 2019

Frames:
Baader Ha 2" 7nm CCD: 27x300" (gain: 117.00) -20C bin 1x1
L-Pro 2": 168x300" (gain: 117.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 16.2 hours

Darks: ~21

Flats: ~21

Bias: ~21

Avg. Moon age: 16.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.78%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2642410

RA center: 9h 55' 44"

DEC center: +69° 20' 49"

Pixel scale: 0.946 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.198 degrees

Field radius: 0.715 degrees


Resolution: 4446x3141

Locations: Home Backyard, Meda, Milano, Italy

Data source: Backyard

Description

M81 and M82 taken in a two panel mosaic.

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M81 - M82 / Bode - Cigar Galaxies, 



    
        

            Marco Prelini

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