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Observation by Kevin Gurney: M 82

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Kevin Gurney

Observer

Kevin Gurney

Observed

2017 Mar 25 - 22:02

Uploaded

2017 Apr 01 - 22:15

Objects

M82

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Constellation

Ursa Major

Field centre

RA: 09h55m
Dec: +69°40'
Position angle: -1°07'

Field size

0°17' × 0°18'

Equipment
  • Celestron 8SE, OAG,
  • Atik 460EX mono, SX guide cam
  • Skywatcher AZ-EQ6-GT
  • HII, B, G, Baader filters, IDAS filter
  • ASA 0.77 reducer corrector
Exposure

IDAS (lum) 300s x12, HII 900s x 8, B/G 300s each, all bin 1x1

Location

West Sheffield

Target name

M 82

Title

M 82

About this image

Taken over 25/26 March..

I wanted to try and capture the H-alpha material ejected in the 'wings', and managed to get some of this in the image here (these are only visible in the H-alpha filtered data). In fact they extend much further than are apparent here.

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