M81, M82, NGC 3077

M81, M82, NGC 3077
M81, M82, NGC 3077

M81 (Bode’s Galaxy, bottom left), M82 (Cigar Galaxy, bottom right) and NGC 3077 (top left). WIth 12 million light years from earth they are in the backyard of our galaxy.

Acquisition Details

Scope: Borg 90FL/500 with 1.08x Flattener
Filter: None
Camera: ZWO ASI 2600MC Pro
Mount: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro
Guiding Scope: MiniBorg 50
Guiding Camera: ZWO ASI 290MM
Guiding Software: PHD2
Acquisition Software: APT
Light Frames: 32x300sec
Flats, Dark Flats, Bias, Darks
Camera settings: Gain 100, Offset 20
approx. 80% moon
Bortle 4-5
Acquisition Date: April 23, 2021


Stacking Software: DSS
Imaging: PixInsight