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Observation by Kevin Gurney: M101 in Luminance and HA

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Kevin Gurney

Observed

2019 Jun 01 - 22:00

Uploaded

2019 Jun 11 - 09:22

Objects

M101

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Constellation

Ursa Major

Field centre

RA: 14h03m
Dec: +54°21'
Position angle: -7°49'

Field size

0°24' × 0°19'

Equipment
  • Celestron 8SE scope
  • ATIK 460EX Mono Camera
  • Baader Planetarium Ha 1.25" 7nm, Baader Planetarium L 1" 1/4 filters
Exposure

3.1 hours total

Location

French Obsy, Embourie, and Charente, France

Target name

Messier 101

Title

M101 in Luminance and HA

About this image

Kevin comments that this was a test target at new place in France - located "in the middle of nowhere" and with much darker skies than West Sheffield. 

This is luminance and Ha only but Kevin further comments that he is thinking of going back to capture some RGB. 

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