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



    
        

            Juan B. Torre Valle
M81 and M82
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M81 and M82

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M81 and M82, 



    
        

            Juan B. Torre Valle
M81 and M82
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M81 and M82

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX4

Imaging cameras: Atik 460 EX Mono

Mounts: SkyWatcher AZ EQ6

Software: PHD2 Guiding 2.6.3 PHD-Guiding  ·  SGP Pro

Filters: Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25" R  ·  Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25 UV-IR cut  ·  Baader Planetarium Baader 1.25" G  ·  Baader Planetarium Baader 1.25" B

Accessory: QHYCCD PoleMaster PoleMaster  ·  Lunatico Astronomia EZ60+QHY5 II  ·  Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel  ·  Lunatico Astronomia Seletek Armadillo 2


Dates:April 26, 2019

Frames:
Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25 UV-IR cut: 42x300" (3h 30') bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Baader 1,25" R: 40x60" (40') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Baader 1.25" B: 40x60" (40') bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Baader 1.25" G: 40x60" (40') bin 2x2

Integration: 5h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 21.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.18%

Mean SQM: 19.80

Temperature: 19.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4098368

RA center: 09h55m42s

DEC center: +69°1919

Pixel scale: 1.761 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 76.377 degrees

Field radius: 0.723 degrees


Resolution: 2376x1760

Locations: Mi casa, Matalascañas, Huelva, Spain

Data source: Backyard

Description

Messier 81 and Messier 82 galaxies are part of the M81 Group, a group of 34 galaxies in Ursa Major and Camelopardalis constellations. Due to the distance of approximately 12M light years from Earth, this group together with the Local Group (containing the Milky Way) are relative neighbors in the Virgo Supercluster.

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M81 and M82, 



    
        

            Juan B. Torre Valle