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M81 - Bode's Galaxy & M82 - Cigar Galaxy, 



    
        

            Dale Hollenbaugh
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M81 - Bode's Galaxy & M82 - Cigar Galaxy

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M81 - Bode's Galaxy & M82 - Cigar Galaxy, 



    
        

            Dale Hollenbaugh
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M81 - Bode's Galaxy & M82 - Cigar Galaxy

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Celestron C11 Edge HD
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI2600MC Pro
Mounts
Celestron CGX-L
Filters
IDAS NGS1
Accessories
ASIair Pro · Starizona Hyperstar 11 v4 f/1.9
Software
Aries Productions Astro Pixel Processor (APP) · Adobe Phosotshop CC 2020
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Apertura 60mm Guide Scope
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI178MM

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 3, 2020
Frames:
IDAS NGS1: 150x120" (5h) (gain: 100.00) -30°C bin 1x1
Integration:
5h
Darks:
60
Flats:
60
Bias:
60
Avg. Moon age:
17.64 days
Avg. Moon phase:
90.91%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

RA center: 09h56m06s.76

DEC center: +69°0533.2

Pixel scale: 1.434 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -15.823 degrees

Field radius: 1.335 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 5572x3736

Locations: Backyard, Port Huron, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

M81 - Bode's Galaxy & M82 - Cigar Galaxy

This was my first use of my ZWO EAF to autofocus my telescope since installing the new EAF bracket for Celestron SCTs.

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M81 - Bode's Galaxy & M82 - Cigar Galaxy, 



    
        

            Dale Hollenbaugh