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The Galaxy Duo M81 / M82, 



    
        

            Frank Rogin
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The Galaxy Duo M81 / M82

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The Galaxy Duo M81 / M82, 



    
        

            Frank Rogin
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The Galaxy Duo M81 / M82

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f/5 GoTo Newton

Imaging cameras: Canon 700D modified

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ-5 Pro Synscan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Ts-Optics TS Deluxe 60mm

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN 2

Focal reducers: TS-Optics GPU Superflat 2" Coma-Corrector

Software: Pleaides Astrophoto PixInshight 1.8


Dates:April 22, 2020

Frames: 18x360" (1h 48') ISO1600

Integration: 1h 48'

Darks: 10

Flats: 45

Flat darks: 40

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 28.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.34%

Temperature: 2.00


RA center: 09h54m44s.821

DEC center: +69°1743.95

Pixel scale: 1.077 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -92.337 degrees

Field radius: 0.737 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 4096x2726

Data source: Traveller

Description

Spring is galaxy time also during the first Corona lockdown in Germany. Two of the most famous examples are recorded. Again, I had some problems with my mount so that only 18 frames could be collected.

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The Galaxy Duo M81 / M82, 



    
        

            Frank Rogin