Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Norma (Nor)
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ST10XE first light - NGC6164, 


            Richard Muhlack
ST10XE first light - NGC6164
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ST10XE first light - NGC6164

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen Visac VC-200L

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST-10 XE

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Rubinar 500/8

Guiding cameras: Q5L-II-M

Focal reducers: Vixen F/6.4 VC200L reducer

Software: PixInsight  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Dates:June 7, 2015

Frames:Astronomik Ha 6nm: 28x600" (4h 40') -25C

Integration: 4h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 19.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 73.77%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 660248

RA center: 16h33m50s

DEC center: -48°0527

Pixel scale: 1.069 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 81.195 degrees

Field radius: 0.379 degrees

Resolution: 620x412

Locations: Strathalbyn SA, Australia, Strathalbyn, SA, Australia

Data source: Backyard


A first light test image from my newly acquired SBIG ST10XE. This project is a work-in-progress, and more Ha/OIII will (hopefully) be added over the coming month or so.


Sky plot

Sky plot


ST10XE first light - NGC6164, 


            Richard Muhlack