Getting plate-solving status, please wait...

Messier 27 (imaging season opening test)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: SkyWatcher 200pds

Imaging camera: Nikon D7000

Mount: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding camera: Microsoft LifeCam Studio

Focal reducer: TS Optics Coma corrector for f/4 - f/6 newtonians

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Filter: Astronomik UHC 2"

Accessory: Sony Vaio T13

Resolution: 900x900

Dates: Aug. 11, 2017

Frames: 18x300"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 17.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 89.05% job: 1685719

RA center: 299.902 degrees

DEC center: 22.723 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.362 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.620 degrees

Field radius: 0.241 degrees

Locations: Home backyard, Kauniainen, Uusimaa, Finland


First image of the season, some problems with the equipment and clouds started bothering imaging after an hour of light frames



Olli Arkko

Sky plot

Sky plot


Messier 27 (imaging season opening test), Olli Arkko