M82 in UMa with 90mm Achromatic Refractor

Alan Potts
Location of photo
Newport, South Wales, UK
Date/Time of photo
17th November, 2017(early morning)
Telescope: Sky-Watcher 90mm achromatic on EQ2 mount. Camera: Nikon D3300.
An image of M82 which demonstrates, I think, how much detail can be achieved with the most basic of equipment. The telescope (a 90mm Sky-Watcher achromatic) is a very inexpensive ($100 second hand) one and the camera Nikon D3300) regarded as a beginner's model. This shows what can be done on a shoestring. A 12m 35s total exposure in 5s subframes stacked in DeepSkyStacker.
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