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            David Swager
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M33

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            David Swager
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M33

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
GSO 6" f/4 Imaging Newtonian Telescope
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI533MC Pro
Mounts
Celestron CGX-L
Accessories
OAG · Baader MPCC Mark III
Software
Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy N.I.N.A. · SharpCap Pro · Pixinsight · PHD2
Guiding Cameras
ASI290MM

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 13, 2020
Frames:
710x60" (11h 50')
Integration:
11h 50'
Avg. Moon age:
25.73 days
Avg. Moon phase:
15.50%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3990224

RA center: 01h33m52s.1

DEC center: +30°3914

Pixel scale: 1.275 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 344.637 degrees

Field radius: 0.749 degrees

Resolution: 2990x2990

Locations: Home Observatory, Fiddletown, California, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Data collection was mediocre on this for a variety of reasons that all add up to I'm still learning. That said, this was An excellent learning experience and I'm happy with the results.

Things learned this time:

- Need to pay more attention to framing

- Need to measure actual backfocus distances instead of trusting specs and/or my understanding of nomenclature (varilock)

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M33, 



    
        

            David Swager