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Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Stellarvue SV70T

Imaging camera: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO

Guiding telescope or lens: Finder Guider

Guiding camera: SXV Lodestar

Focal reducer: Stellarvue SFFR-70APO

Software: Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator ProPixInsightPhotoshop CS3Maxim DL

Filter: Baader LRGB 1.25'' CCD Filters

Accessory: ZWO EFWmini

Resolution: 2178x1540

Dates: March 2, 2017

Frames:
Baader B 1.25'' CCD Filter: 25x15" -20C bin 1x1
Baader G 1.25'' CCD Filter: 25x15" -20C bin 1x1
Baader L 1.25" CCD Filter: 30x15" -20C bin 1x1
Baader R 1.25'' CCD Filter: 25x15" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 14.02%

Astrometry.net job: 1478419

RA center: 83.788 degrees

DEC center: -5.238 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.630 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.539 degrees

Field radius: 1.716 degrees

Description

Testing out my new ZWO EFWmini with a quick shot of M42.

Also testing Sequence Generator Pro out as well - I think I'm getting a good idea of how to make it do what I want.

Spikes are from Baader Turbofilm I put over the objective to protect it from all the pollen we get this time of year. I think I have it stretched a little too tight.

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mikefulb
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