Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's Galaxy  ·  M 81  ·  NGC 3031
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M81 Bode's Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge HD 9.25''

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: Celestron CGX

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM-S

Focal reducers: Celestron EdgeHD f/7 Focal Reducer

Software: Deepsky Stacker Deep Sky Stacker (DSS)  ·  Kstars/EKOS/INDI  ·  Gimp 2.10.8

Filters: ZWO LRGB 31 MM,Halpha,SII,OIII


Dates:Jan. 20, 2020

Frames: 10x180" (30')

Integration: 30'

Avg. Moon age: 25.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 19.65%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3366409

RA center: 09h55m32s

DEC center: +69°0354

Pixel scale: 0.952 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 263.959 degrees

Field radius: 0.280 degrees


Resolution: 1702x1256

Data source: Backyard

Description

20th Jan 2020 - I set up my Celestron Edge 9.25 SCT/CGX/Moonlite, ZWO ASI1600MM-Pro/ZWO filters in my Bortle 5 Surrey back garden and managed to get these subs on M81, Bode's galaxy in Ursa Major, a grand design spiral galaxy ~12 million light-years away:

- 10 x 180s RGB each

- 5 x 600s Ha

Processed in Startools and Gimp

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Description: 22 March 2020 - Addition of 10 x 300s Ha to highlight star forming regions of M81

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