Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 109  ·  M109  ·  NGC 3992
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M109

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M109, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge
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M109

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge 1100 HD

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI2400MC Pro

Mounts: Celestron CGX-L

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron OAG

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174MM

Software: Topaz Labs DenoiseAI  ·  Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy N.I.N.A. 1.10  ·  Aries Productions Astro Pixel Precessor v1.082  ·  Open PHD Guiding PHD2 2.6.9  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Topaz Labs Topaz Studio II  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2020

Filters: Optolong L-Pro 2"

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor  ·  Pegasus Astro Powerbox Advanced


Dates:Dec. 20, 2020

Frames:Optolong L-Pro 2": 74x120" (2h 28') (gain: 160.00) -8C bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 28'

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 6.01 days

Avg. Moon phase: 35.57%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00


Astrometry.net job: 4516654

RA center: 11h 57' 34"

DEC center: +53° 20' 18"

Pixel scale: 0.441 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.853 degrees

Field radius: 0.369 degrees


Resolution: 5121x3190

Locations: Home, The Colony, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

M109 is a barred spiral galaxy with a weak inner ring roughly 83 million light years away in Ursa Major.

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