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M81M82 20190125 E130 HFF FW361 01



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M81M82 20190125 E130 HFF FW361 01

Galaxies M81 & M82
Eventually they will merge and lay off half of the population.
Wasn't hopeful for imaging with a 3/4 moon but I wanted to calibrate my OAG with a different filter wheel and field flattener, and get SGP autofocus numbers with a new set of Optolong 36mm filters. I'll take it.
Orion Eon 130mm F7
Hotech 2" SVA Field Flattener
QHY163M at -30C, ambient was -1 to start and dropped to -7c
HDX110 mount
Orion Thin OAG, QHY5L-IIM
Sesto Focus Motor
QHY CFW3M 7 pos
Optolong LRGB + 7nm Ha 36mm unmounted filters

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