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M65 and SN2013am with indicator taken March 30th, 2013

Contains: M 65, NGC 3623

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Celestron Powerstar III C8

Imaging camera: SBIG STF-8300M

Mount: Celestron CG-5 Advanced GoTo

Guiding telescope or lens: Meade 60mm Finder

Guiding camera: SBIG ST-i color

Focal reducer: Celestron f/6.3 Focal Reducer/Corrector

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Baader Blue 36mmBaader Green 36mmBaader Red 36mmBaader Luminance 36mm

Resolution: 800x800

Dates: March 30, 2013

Baader Blue 36mm: 6x300" -25C bin 2x2
Baader Green 36mm: 6x300" -25C bin 2x2
Baader Luminance 36mm: 6x300" -25C bin 1x1
Baader Red 36mm: 5x300" -25C bin 2x2

Integration: 1.9 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~19

Flat darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 17.58 days

Avg. Moon phase: 91.32%

RA center: 169.733 degrees

DEC center: 13.093 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.176 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.724 degrees

Field radius: 0.185 degrees


This is a closeup of M65 with SN2013am taken on March 30th, 2013. This time I was able to get color data as well as luminance. Magnitude was estimated from original fits files and was 15.8 in Red and 17.3 in Blue.


License: None (All rights reserved) Nov. 2, 2013

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M65 and SN2013am with indicator taken March 30th, 2013, Madratter