Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's Galaxy  ·  Cigar Galaxy  ·  M 81  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3031  ·  NGC 3034
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M-81 / M-82 - Bode's Galaxy and the Cigar Galaxy, 



    
        

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M-81 / M-82 - Bode's Galaxy and the Cigar Galaxy

Revision title: M-81 / M-82 Bode's Galaxy and the Cigar Galaxy (LRGB)

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M-81 / M-82 - Bode's Galaxy and the Cigar Galaxy

Revision title: M-81 / M-82 Bode's Galaxy and the Cigar Galaxy (LRGB)

Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI2600MM Pro
Mounts
iOptron CEM40 · iOptron CEM40 Mini-Pier
Filters
Chroma Lum · Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Luminance 36mm · Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Green 36mm · Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Blue 36mm · Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Red 36mm
Accessories
Hotech 2" SCA field flattener (SCA-FFT58) · Moonlite CFL 2.5 inch Large Format Refractor Focusers · ZWO ASIair Pro · ZWO EFW 7 x 36mm
Software
Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI290MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 23, 2021 ·  Nov. 24, 2021 ·  Dec. 1, 2021 ·  Dec. 8, 2021 ·  Feb. 2, 2022
Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Blue 36mm: 100x120" (3h 20') (gain: 100.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Green 36mm: 100x120" (3h 20') (gain: 100.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Luminance 36mm: 110x180" (5h 30') (gain: 100.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Red 36mm: 100x180" (5h) (gain: 100.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Chroma Lum: 100x180" (5h) (gain: 100.00) -10°C bin 1x1
Integration:
22h 10'
Darks:
30
Flats:
30
Flat darks:
30
Bias:
30
Avg. Moon age:
14.04 days
Avg. Moon phase:
40.13%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
6.00
Temperature:
4.10

RA center: 09h55m40s.958

DEC center: +69°1922.93

Pixel scale: 0.823 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.435 degrees

Field radius: 0.797 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 5876x3744

Locations: Home, Woodbridge, VA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Comments

Revisions

  • M-81 / M-82 - Bode's Galaxy and the Cigar Galaxy, 



    
        

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    Original
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    M-81 / M-82 - Bode's Galaxy and the Cigar Galaxy, 



    
        

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B

Title: M-81 / M-82 Bode's Galaxy and the Cigar Galaxy (LRGB)

Description: Added a proper Luminance layer to this one. The previous version had a synthetic luminance that was used during processing.

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Title: M-81 / M-82 - Bode's Galaxy and the Cigar Galaxy

Description: Added 5 Hours to the Luminance Channel using a Chroma Lum Filter

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M-81 / M-82 - Bode's Galaxy and the Cigar Galaxy, 



    
        

            Earl Hebert

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