Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 2841  ·  NGC2841
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Tiger's Eye Galaxy, 



    
        

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Tiger's Eye Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 925

Imaging cameras: QHY367C

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174MM Mini

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  GIMP  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Stefan Berg N.I.N.A. v1.9

Filters: Astronomik UV-IR Block L-2 2"

Accessory: Celestron OAG


Dates:Jan. 24, 2020

Frames:Astronomik UV-IR Block L-2 2": 37x300" (gain: 1.21) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.1 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 29.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.16%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 4127345

RA center: 9h 22' 4"

DEC center: +50° 58' 33"

Pixel scale: 0.214 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.725 degrees

Field radius: 0.328 degrees


Resolution: 9000x6400

Data source: Traveller

Description

The Tiger's Eye galaxy, with a star that decided it wanted to be a quasar look-a-like. I think a bit of condensation may have caused it.

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C

Description: Reprocessed drizzle integration.

D

Description: A little more contrast in the galaxy, and softened the harshness of the stars.

E

Description: A little more contrast in the galaxy, softened the harshness of the stars, darkened background.

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Tiger's Eye Galaxy, 



    
        

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