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

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT10RCCF
Imaging Cameras
SBIG ST-8300C
Mounts
Orion Atlas EQ-G
Filters
Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter
Accessories
Orion Deluxe off-axis guider
Software
PixInsight · photoshop · Nebulosity · Microprojects Equinox Image
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT10RCCF
Guiding Cameras
The Imaging Source DMK 21AF04

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 9, 2013 ·  March 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: 89002

RA center: 09h55m54s.10

DEC center: +69°4109

Pixel scale: 1.114 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 139.840 degrees

Field radius: 0.188 degrees

Resolution: 1000x688

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.

Comments

Revisions

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    Original
  • Final
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    B

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M82 RGB, 



    
        

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