Technical data of acquisition

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Basic object information

CCD Acquisition: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9 
CCD Autoguide
: SBIG ST 7 XME 402 E
Temperature of exercise -15C
Optic configuration of the telescope:
fractor Skywatcher 120-900 mm. ED PRO direct focus
frammed field 37 x 28 arc minutes
German Equatorial Mount:
Gemini G 41 Observatory Plus and FS 2 system control
Luminance integration time:
09 frame from 1800" each with  filter Astronomik H-alfa (13 nm)
22 frame from 900" each with  filter Astronomik CLS Profi
Integration color time:
R 3x600" G 3x600" B 4x900" binning 2x2
Software used for the acquisition and the elaboration:
CCDSoft, Photoshop CS, Astroart,
Date of acquisition: 2006
Zone of acquisition:
Fixed posting of San Giuliano P.no ( Piacenza ) Italy
Author Astroimager:
Davide Romanini


Name: M 82
Type of object: Galaxy
Magnitude: 9.2
Surface brightness: 11.8 mag/sq arcmin
Apparent size: 10.5'x5.1'
Position angle: 65

Position (epoch of date)
Right ascension: 9h 56m 35s
Declination: +69 38' 57"
Constellation: Ursa Major

 Major A

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