Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's Galaxy  ·  Cigar Galaxy  ·  M 81  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3031  ·  NGC 3034
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Bode's & Cigar Galaxies (M 81 & M 82) crop version, 



    
        

            Lukas Šalkauskas
Bode's & Cigar Galaxies (M 81 & M 82) crop version
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Bode's & Cigar Galaxies (M 81 & M 82) crop version

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Bode's & Cigar Galaxies (M 81 & M 82) crop version, 



    
        

            Lukas Šalkauskas
Bode's & Cigar Galaxies (M 81 & M 82) crop version
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Bode's & Cigar Galaxies (M 81 & M 82) crop version

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Gran Turismo 71 APO

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5600a

Mounts: IOptron CEM25P

Focal reducers: Willim Optics FLAT6AIII - 0.8X

Software: Topaz Labs DeNoise AI  ·  PixInsight

Filters: Optolong L-Pro 2"


Dates:March 10, 2021

Frames:Optolong L-Pro 2": 88x120" (2h 56') ISO400

Integration: 2h 56'

Darks: 34

Flats: 6

Bias: 40

Avg. Moon age: 26.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.81%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: -10.00


RA center: 09h55m35s

DEC center: +69°2522

Pixel scale: 2.399 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.835 degrees

Field radius: 1.073 degrees


Resolution: 3020x1120

Data source: Backyard

Description

First try to capture these two galaxies!

Crop-in version, processing in pixinsight, topaz denoise.

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Bode's & Cigar Galaxies (M 81 & M 82) crop version, 



    
        

            Lukas Šalkauskas