M81 Bode’s Nebula: Deep Sky Photo with the iPhone 6

bodes-nebulae-stacked-edited

I’ve captured Bode’s Nebula before, and it is the companion to the other nebula, the Cigar Galaxy I posted about previously. I wanted to try again under better conditions and also try to stack the photos this time around. I was successful on both counts, though, the end result is not quite as exciting as I had hoped. The golden yellow color of the galaxy came out fairly nicely though.

Specifics

  • Celestron Nexstar 8SE
  • Televue 20mm Plossl
  • Celestron F/6.3 focal reducer
  • iPhone 6
  • Orion Steadypix Adapter
  • Night Cap Pro App
  • ISO – 8000  
  • Exposure – 15 seconds
  • Frames – 14 frames stacked
  • Edits – Light editing in Lightroom
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