Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Cigar Galaxy  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3034

Image of the day 01/27/2021

    M82 - Cigar Galaxy, 



    
        

            Rochus Hess

    Image of the day 01/27/2021

      M82 - Cigar Galaxy, 



    
        

            Rochus Hess

      Equipment

      Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
      ASA EQ 1000
      Imaging Cameras
      FLI Microline 16803
      Mounts
      ASA - Astro System Austria equatorial mount
      Filters
      Baader Planetarium Baader LRGB 50mm
      Software
      Adobe Photoshop CC · Pleiades Astrophoto PinInsight 1.8.7 Ripley

      Acquisition details

      Dates:
      March 14, 2020
      Frames:
      Integration:
      0
      Avg. Moon age:
      20.17 days
      Avg. Moon phase:
      70.43%

      RA center: 09h55m45s.299

      DEC center: +69°4049.28

      Pixel scale: 0.273 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 91.549 degrees

      Field radius: 0.181 degrees

      More info:Open 

      Resolution: 3665x3047

      Locations: Vega Sternwarte Haus der Natur, Salzburg, Austria

      Description

      Messier 82 - The Cigar Galaxy is a starburst galaxy approximately 12 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major.

      In this image you can see very nice the filaments of the red glowing expanding gas in the galaxy.

      Taken with the ASA EQ1000 at the "Vega Sternwarte Haus der Natur Salzburg" (Austria).

      Exposure time: 49 x 7min Luminance, 35 x 20min Ha and 30 x 7 min each RGB (all unbinned)

      Total: 27.8 hours

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      M82 - Cigar Galaxy, 



    
        

            Rochus Hess