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UGC 10822 - Draco Dwarf Galaxy, 


UGC 10822 - Draco Dwarf Galaxy

UGC 10822 - Draco Dwarf Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Skywatcher 8" F4 Newton

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 600Da

Mount:Skywatcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding telescope or lens:8x50 Finder with Lacerta MGEN Autoguider

Focal reducer:GPU Optics coma corrector

Software:Photoshop CS5FitsworkPixInsight LETheli

Resolution: 2500x1667

Dates:Sept. 26, 2014

Frames: 3x600" ISO800

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.85% job: 512578

RA center: 260.112 degrees

DEC center: 57.948 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.873 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.052 degrees

Field radius: 0.782 degrees

Locations: Col de Restefond, Jausiers, France


The slightly more dense star field in the center is the draco dwarf galaxy, a companyon of our milky way.
I'm happy that there is anything visible at all afer only 30 minutes with a DSLR.

Theli (stacking, colour calibration), Fitswork (L-RGB combine, stretch, 32 -> 16bit), PixInsight LE (shrink stars, color saturation) Adobe Camera Raw (denoise), Photoshop (curves, colour enhancement)



License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


UGC 10822 - Draco Dwarf Galaxy,