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



    
        

            Wissam Ayoub
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Bode's Galaxy M81

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            Wissam Ayoub
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Bode's Galaxy M81

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Teleskop Service TS 10" RC
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI294MM Pro
Mounts
iOptron CEM60
Filters
Lum · Astrodon Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Blue · Astrodon Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Green · Astrodon Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Red
Accessories
ZWO ASIair Pro · ZWO OAG · ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW) · Teleskop Service CCD47 0.67x reducer for RC telescopes
Software
Adobe Photoshop · Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight · Topaz Denoise Topaz
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI290MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 5, 2021 ·  March 8, 2021
Frames:
Astrodon Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Blue: 20x180" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -20°C bin 2x2
Astrodon Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Green: 20x180" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -20°C bin 2x2
Astrodon Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Red: 20x180" (1h) (gain: 120.00) -20°C bin 2x2
Lum: 25x180" (1h 15') (gain: 120.00) -20°C bin 2x2
Integration:
4h 15'
Darks:
50
Flats:
30
Flat darks:
30
Avg. Moon age:
23.11 days
Avg. Moon phase:
40.41%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

RA center: 09h55m35s.459

DEC center: +69°0312.59

Pixel scale: 0.707 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -96.345 degrees

Field radius: 0.393 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3240x2355

Locations: UAE desert, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Data source: Traveller

Description

First light with my 10" TS RC and first experience with RC telescopes,

I see a room for improvement,

Thanks,

Update:

This image was featured as NASA APOD on March 12, 2021

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Bode's Galaxy M81, 



    
        

            Wissam Ayoub