M81 and M82 Galaxies in LHaRGB


Simon Todd

Haywards Heath UK

Equipment Used:
Imaging Camera: Qhyccd 183M Back Illuminated ColdMOS Camera at -20C
Imaging Scope: Sky-Watcher 8″ Quattro F4
Mount: Sky-Watcher EQ8 Pro
Guide Camera: Qhyccd QHY5L-II
Guide Scope: Sky-Watcher 90×50 Finder
Filter Wheel: Starlight Xpress Ltd 7x36mm EFW
Filters: Baader Planetarium LRGB + 7nm Ha

Image Acquisition: Main Sequence Software SGPro
Image Processing: PixInsight

M81 and M82 Galaxies in Ursa Major, the image consists of
101x150S in LRGB
25x300S in LRGB
25x600S in Ha