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First light ASA 16"

Contains: M 83, NGC 5236

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: ASA 16N

Imaging camera: QSI 683wsg-8

Mount: ASA Astrosysteme ASA DDM85

Guiding telescope or lens: ASA 16N

Guiding camera: starlight express lodestar

Software: Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator ProPixInsightPHD guiding

Filter: Astrodon 31mm Luminance

Resolution: 6652x5008

Dates: April 16, 2017

Frames: 39x120"

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 80.48% job: 1540037

RA center: 204.251 degrees

DEC center: -29.868 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.380 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.364 degrees

Field radius: 0.439 degrees

Locations: home, perth, western australia, Australia


First decent integration with the ASA 16"
This is the second set of flats and I will try again with another set - the system seems to be very sensitive to them, as there is a lot of vignetting in the corners, and some strange ripples across the image.



Andrew Lockwood

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First light ASA 16", Andrew Lockwood

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