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Contains:  The star 24UMi, The star Polaris (αUMi)
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A feasibility study, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...
A feasibility study
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A feasibility study

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Leitz Elmarit-R 180mm f/2.8

Imaging cameras: Canon 350D Baader

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Software: Pixinsight

Filters: Astronomik CLS Canon EOS Clip

Accessory: Phottix Intervallometer for Canon

Dates:Jan. 24, 2015

Frames: 24x300" ISO1600

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 4.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.13%

Temperature: -6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 517415

RA center: 7h 17' 56"

DEC center: +89° 37' 30"

Pixel scale: 7.321 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -61.409 degrees

Field radius: 4.166 degrees

Resolution: 3405x2278

Locations: Bazena - Passo Crocedomini, Breno, Brescia, Italy


As every astrophotographer knows IFN (Integrated flux nebula) is a very challenging object even with high lever instruments and under dark skies.

Here my study of feasibility with an affordable setup:
Sky Watcher Star Adventurer
Modified Canon 350D
A 40 years old Leitz Elmarit - R objective

My goal was to understand if this target was reachable.
The result is quite encouraging

Come ogni astrofotografo sa la IFN (Integrated flux Nebula) è un oggetto molto impegnativo, anche con strumenti di alto livello e sotto cieli bui.

Ecco il mio studio di fattibilità con un setup relativamente economico:
Sky Watcher Star Adventurer
Canon 350D modificata
un teleobiettivo Leitz Elmarit - R vecchio di 40 anni

Il mio obiettivo era quello di capire se questo ogggetto fosse raggiungibile.
Il risultato è molto incoraggiante



Edoardo Luca Radi...
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons


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A feasibility study, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...