Dates: Feb. 24, 2012
Locations: Winter Star Party
Integration: 2.0 hours
Avg. Moon age: 1.95 days
Avg. Moon phase: 4.26%
RA center: 12:36:16.582
DEC center: +25:59:27.240
Pixel scale: 0.67 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 86.60 degrees
Field width: 31.89 arcminutes
Field height: 27.08 arcminutes
First result from the Officina Stellare UCRC 320mm f5.4
This is the first image taken at the WSP with this scope. The optics where still not perfectly collimated but the results are still very interesting!
It is an image only taken in luminance with a total exposure of about 120min using a QSI 683WSG8 ccd camera and Astrodon genII filters at 0.64 arcsec/pix on a Paramount MX mount. Guiding is done off axis with a SX Lodestar camera.
Full frame only slightly cropped.
This scope seems to be a real performing killer...
Thanks for watching.
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