Cigar – M82


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Common Name: M82
Formal Name: NGC3034
Date: 7/2/05
Constellation: Ursa Major
Location: Ionia
Hardware: Meade 12” Classic/f6.3, SBig 2000XM Camera/Filter Wheel/Astrodon filters, Optec focuser
Temperature: -20C
Bin Mode: 2×2
Images: (1) x 10 minute Blue exposures (1) x 10 minute Red(2) x 10 minute Green(2) x 10 minute Luminous = 60 minutes total5 Flat fields (off dome)
Processing: Reduced, Aligned in CCDSoftStacked in Images Plus (Addition)Adjusted Levels and Curves in PixInsightAdjusted Noise, sharpened, cropped in Photoshop

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