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Contains:  Bode's nebulae, M 81, M 82, NGC 3031, NGC 3034, NGC 3077
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M81 & M82 Bode and Cigar Galaxies, 


M81 & M82 Bode and Cigar Galaxies
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M81 & M82 Bode and Cigar Galaxies

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron Edge HD 1100

Imaging camera:Canon T3i Modded


Guiding telescope or lens:Orion ST80

Guiding camera:Orion Star Shoot Auto Guider

Focal reducer:Starizona HyperStar 3

Software:Photoshop CCPixInsight

Filter:Skytech CLS Canon Clip Filter

Accessory:Starizona Hyperstar lll

Resolution: 3112x2468

Dates:Dec. 8, 2018

Frames: 51x30"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Darks: 0

Flats: 0

Flat darks: 0

Bias: 0

Avg. Moon age: 1.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.40%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: None

Mean SQM: None

Mean FWHM: None

Temperature: None

Basic astrometry details job: 2919738

RA center: 9h 58' 36"

DEC center: +69° 14' 45"

Pixel scale: 1.647 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 258.620 degrees

Field radius: 0.909 degrees

Data source: Backyard


I almost threw this data away. I had grabbed just over a half hour of data that day, and my flats were totally off I had these terrible rings. But I was able to remove a lot of that noise with pixinsight (I think I ran dynamic background extraction like 600 times haha). I'm happy with it, glad I didn't free up the space.



License: Attribution Creative Commons


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M81 & M82 Bode and Cigar Galaxies,