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Contains:  M 82, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3034
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M 82, 


            Koen Dierckens
M 82

M 82

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron CPC 925 XLT

Imaging camera:Nikon D70


Resolution: 1795x1096

Dates:Jan. 29, 2011

Frames: 83x30" ISO1250 bin 1x1

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~10

Bias: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 25.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.21% job: 96080

RA center: 149.013 degrees

DEC center: 69.684 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.217 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 25.373 degrees

Field radius: 0.355 degrees

Locations: Merksem, None


M82 in Ursa Major, 12 million light-years from earth. We see this galaxy edge-on.



Koen Dierckens
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


M 82, 


            Koen Dierckens