Bode's Nebula


Bode's Nebula M81, M823/29/21Telescope: Explore Scientific ED80ES Field FlattenerMount: Celestron AVXCamera: ZWO ASI294 MC ProGuide Scope: Deluxe Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical FocuserGuide Camera: Orion StarShoot AutoguiderFilter: Baader Moon and Sky Glow FilterBin: 1 x 1Gain: Unity (120)APT for Camera control and ditheringPHD2 for GuidingSubs: 36 - 180 secCalibration Frames - 25 each of: Flats, Darks, Bias and Dark Flat framesStacked with DSSProcessed with Photoshop CS4 with Astronomy Tools and Gradient Xterminator

Name: Bodes Nebula

Catalog #: M 81

Visual Magnitude: 6.9

Apparent Size (arcmin): 21 x 10

Distance (kly): 12,000