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Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Orion 8" f3.9 Astrograph

Imaging camera: Canon 550D

Mount: Celestron CGEM DX

Guiding telescope or lens: Vixen Finderscope 9x50

Guiding camera: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Focal reducer: MPCC

Software: PixInsightPHD GuidingO'Telescope BackyardEOS

Resolution: 5118x3366

Astrometry.net job: 188066

RA center: 208.735 degrees

DEC center: -59.127 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.100 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 132.324 degrees

Field radius: 0.936 degrees

Description

Image details:
Data acquired on 2014-01-01 from Johannesburg, South Africa
25x30s ISO800 f/3.9
Calibrated with dark / flat / bias

Equipment:
Orion 8" f/3.9 Astrograph
Celestron CGEM DX mount
Orion SSAG autoguider + 50mm guide scope
Canon T2i 550D DSLR (Baader IR modded)
Baader MPCC

Software:
Image acquisition with BackyardEOS
Guiding with PHD
Calibration/alignment/integration and post-processing with PixInsight

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Cory Schmitz
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