Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 108  ·  M108  ·  NGC 3556
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M108

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M108, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge
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M108

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. 27, 2020

Frames:Optolong L-Pro 2": 110x120" (3h 40') (gain: 160.00) -8C bin 1x1

Integration: 3h 40'

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 12.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.25%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00


Astrometry.net job: 4160303

RA center: 11h 11' 36"

DEC center: +55° 39' 28"

Pixel scale: 0.441 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.956 degrees

Field radius: 0.423 degrees


Resolution: 5912x3576

Locations: Home, The Colony, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

M108 is a barred spiral galaxy in Ursa Major about 45 million light years away.

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M108, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge