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

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service TS 130 f/7 APO

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600 MM Cool

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro EQMOD

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Teleskop Service TS 130 f/7 APO

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 290MM mini

Software: PHD Labs PHD 2 Guiding  ·  PixInsinght 1.8  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: OPTOLONG L-PRO 1.25"  ·  ZWO 1.25" LRGB


Dates:June 29, 2019June 30, 2019

Frames:
ZWO 1.25" LRGB: 131x120" (4h 22') (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
ZWO H-alpha 7nm: 16x300" (1h 20') (gain: 300.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 5h 42'

Avg. Moon age: 26.53 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.07%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2772754

RA center: 09h56m07s

DEC center: +69°1958

Pixel scale: 1.060 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 282.559 degrees

Field radius: 0.588 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1103

Locations: Passhöhe Sattelegg, Einsiedeln, Schwyz, Switzerland

Data source: Traveller

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