Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's Galaxy  ·  M 81  ·  NGC 3031
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M81, Bode's Galaxy, 


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M81, Bode's Galaxy
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M81, Bode's Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Telescope Service TS ONTC 203 mm f/5

Imaging cameras: Moravian G2-8300FW Moravian G2-8300

Mounts: EQ6 R pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Telescope Service TS ONTC 203 mm f/5

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar X2 Loadstar X2

Focal reducers: TeleVue Paracorr Type-2

Software: Pixinsight  ·  SGP Pro  ·  Photoshop 6

Filters: Baader 36mm LRGB

Accessory: PrimaluceLab Sesto Senso Focuser Sesto Senso Focuser

Dates:April 3, 2020

Frames: 71x300"

Integration: 5.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 71.99%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3621624

RA center: 9h 55' 40"

DEC center: +68° 59' 56"

Pixel scale: 0.973 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.183 degrees

Field radius: 0.389 degrees

Resolution: 1634x2365

Locations: Hollandhill Observatory, Stockhom, Sweden

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility


A dreamy look of a fascinating galaxy.
Short integration time and under far from ideal conditions due to full moon when Luminance was taken.