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Observation by Mark Phillips: M81

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Mark Phillips

Observer

Mark Phillips

Observed

2021 Apr 08 - 21:25

Uploaded

2021 Apr 10 - 15:45

Objects

M81

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Constellation

Ursa Major

Field centre

RA: 09h55m
Dec: +69°04'
Position angle: +165°24'

Field size

0°43' × 0°29'

Equipment
  • 250mm f4.8 Newtonian, MPCC
  • QHY168C @-15°C, IDAS P2
  • NINA, APP, Photoshop
Exposure

25x240s

Location

Forthimage Observatory, Edinburgh UK

Target name

M81 Bode's Galaxy

Title

M81

About this image

Very windy night but the dome sheltered the scope for a while and I actually got excellent guiding, <0.4" for most of the time. Shows how much detail you can get when you get good guiding and decent seeing.

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