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


            Carl Weber
M81/M82  Galaxies
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M81/M82 Galaxies

Technical card

Dates:April 10, 2019

Frames: 34x300"

Integration: 2.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.77%

Basic astrometry details job: 2869970

RA center: 9h 55' 56"

DEC center: +69° 21' 14"

Pixel scale: 2.296 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 79.826 degrees

Field radius: 0.837 degrees

Resolution: 2012x1688

Locations: SkyStar Observatory, Ramona, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


During galaxy season there wasn't any large targets for me to image. I have only a 71mm telescope and am imaging at prime focus. I decided to try and capture some galaxies. This image has only 2.8 hours of LRGB data. I was pleasantly surprised to find I got anything at all.

8x300 sec Red
8x300 sec Green
9x300 sec Blue
9x300 sec Lum



Carl Weber
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M81/M82  Galaxies, 


            Carl Weber