Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M20 - Trifid Nebula, 





    
        

            Jeff Clayton
M20 - Trifid Nebula

M20 - Trifid Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:CELESTRON EdgeHD 800

Imaging camera:QHY8L OSC

Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion ShortTube 80 Guide Scope

Guiding camera:Orion Starshoot Auto-Guider

Focal reducer:Celestron .7x Focal Reducer for Edge 8"

Resolution: 2048x1353

Dates:June 3, 2016

Frames: 6x300"

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.87%

Astrometry.net job: 1107997

RA center: 270.579 degrees

DEC center: -23.059 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.588 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -76.322 degrees

Field radius: 0.542 degrees

Description

This is first light night with my edge hd 800. I could not get my guiding to work like it should. I have been able to do 10 min subs with my 80mm with a short focal length, but this 8" SCT provided a nice challenge for the guiding. I was not able to solve my issues yet, but i will keep at it. any advice would be greatly appreciated for setting PHD with a longer focal length OTA. Thanks for looking!

Comments

Author

Astratudo
Jeff Clayton
License: None (All rights reserved)
6861
Like

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

M20 - Trifid Nebula, 





    
        

            Jeff Clayton