Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's Galaxy  ·  Cigar Galaxy  ·  M 81  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3031  ·  NGC 3034
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First attempt at M81/M82(Bode and Cigar Galaxies), 



    
        

            Gowri Visweswaran
First attempt at M81/M82(Bode and Cigar Galaxies)
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First attempt at M81/M82(Bode and Cigar Galaxies)

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First attempt at M81/M82(Bode and Cigar Galaxies), 



    
        

            Gowri Visweswaran
First attempt at M81/M82(Bode and Cigar Galaxies)
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First attempt at M81/M82(Bode and Cigar Galaxies)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FC-76DS

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI533MC-PRO ASI 533MC-PRO

Mounts: iOptron CEM40

Software: PixInsight


Dates:March 1, 2021

Frames: 105x120" (3h 30')

Integration: 3h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 17.13 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.78%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4545553

RA center: 9h 56' 4"

DEC center: +69° 18' 50"

Pixel scale: 1.354 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 220.014 degrees

Field radius: 0.737 degrees


Resolution: 2773x2768

Data source: Backyard

Description

First attempt at collection and processing about 4 hours worth of backyard data.

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  • First attempt at M81/M82(Bode and Cigar Galaxies), 



    
        

            Gowri Visweswaran
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    First attempt at M81/M82(Bode and Cigar Galaxies), 



    
        

            Gowri Visweswaran
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Description: Reprocessed to mask out M 82 and process M 81 separately. using the pixinsight GAME script. Got more details out on M 82 this way.

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First attempt at M81/M82(Bode and Cigar Galaxies), 



    
        

            Gowri Visweswaran

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