Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's nebulae  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3034
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M82 RGB

M82 RGB, 



    
        

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M82 RGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-8300C

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RCCF

Guiding cameras: The Imaging Source DMK 21AF04

Software: PixInsight  ·  photoshop  ·  Nebulosity  ·  Microprojects Equinox Image

Filters: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter

Accessory: Orion Deluxe off-axis guider


Dates:March 9, 2013March 10, 2013

Frames:Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter: 60x900" (15h) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 15h

Avg. Moon age: 27.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.36%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 89004

RA center: 9h 55' 54"

DEC center: +69° 41' 9"

Pixel scale: 1.114 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 139.840 degrees

Field radius: 0.188 degrees


Resolution: 1000x730

Locations: Home, San Rafael, California, United States

Description

The first version uses aggressive processing to bring out the starburst details.

The second version uses a lighter touch.

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Revisions

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M82 RGB, 



    
        

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