Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's Galaxy  ·  Cigar Galaxy  ·  M 81  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3031  ·  NGC 3034  ·  NGC 3077
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M81 Group

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M81 Group

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon 180ED

Imaging cameras: SBIG STXL 16200

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX+

Software: Pleaides Astrophoto PinInsight 1.8  ·  CCDWare CCD Autopilot  ·  CCDWare FocusMax V.4  ·  Software Bisque The Sky X Pro

Filters: Astrodon G Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2

Accessory: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4271568

RA center: 09h56m06s

DEC center: +69°1644

Pixel scale: 1.236 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 283.985 degrees

Field radius: 1.425 degrees


Resolution: 6784x4784

Locations: Orion's Belt Remote Observatory, Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

M81 galaxy group. Contains M81, M82, NGC 3077 small elliptical galaxy upper left, a couple of tiny PGC galaxies in the background, the small M81 satellite Holmberg IX, Arp's loop which is the well known tidal loop seen here off of the right end of M81 and a small portion of the Integrated Flux Nebula (IFN) seen in the background and toward the right side of the image.

LRGB 4,3,3,4 hours respectively . 5 min subs

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M81 Group, 



    
        

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