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Imaging telescope or lens: Akule

Imaging camera: Canon 7D

Mount: CGE

Guiding telescope or lens: Akule

Guiding camera: The Imaging Source DBK21AU618

Software: photoshopCanon UtilitiesDeepSkyStackerOpen Source GIMPcelestron NexRemote

Filter: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2

Accessories: Teleskop-Service TS Off Axis Guider 9Baader Planetarium RCC

Resolution: 1920x1440

Dates: March 4, 2013

Frames: 12x120"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 60.29%

Astrometry.net job: 168854

RA center: 192.661 degrees

DEC center: 40.976 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.075 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.597 degrees

Field radius: 0.358 degrees

Description

the clouds came back limiting me to only 12 subs of 2min each. Using ISO400 this time with proper flats and darks, I got a NICE even image. The seeing, focus, and collimation contributed to a good amount of star bloat, but I like this!

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Michael A. Phillips
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