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M81 and M81 (Bode's and Cigar Galaxy), 



    
        

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M81 and M81 (Bode's and Cigar Galaxy)
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M81 and M81 (Bode's and Cigar Galaxy)

M81 and M81 (Bode's and Cigar Galaxy), 



    
        

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M81 and M81 (Bode's and Cigar Galaxy)
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M81 and M81 (Bode's and Cigar Galaxy)

Equipment

Acquisition details

Dates:
April 23, 2020
Frames:
24×180(1h 12′) ISO1600
Integration:
1h 12′
Darks:
8
Bias:
30
Avg. Moon age:
0.35 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.14%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00
Temperature:
5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3452630

RA center: 09h56m12s.5

DEC center: +69°3238

Pixel scale: 5.435 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.980 degrees

Field radius: 3.627 degrees

Resolution: 3942x2746

File size: 5.8 MB

Locations: Sankt Ulrich, Feldkirchen, Kärnten, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

A widefield image of M81 and M82 taken with an unmodded Canon 6D and a Redcat 51. The Galaxies appear very small so I needed to crop the image. Bortle class 4.

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M81 and M81 (Bode's and Cigar Galaxy), 



    
        

            CGPhotography