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Deep sky test

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Celestron Nexstar 4SE

Imaging camera: Nikon D3100

Mount: Celestron Nexstar 4/5 SE computerized mount

Guiding telescope or lens: Celestron Nexstar 4SE

Guiding camera: Nikon D3100

Software: LynkeosApple Aperture

Resolution: 3200x1600

Dates: June 8, 2015

Frames: 5x3"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 63.18% job: 660285

RA center: 3.046 degrees

DEC center: 58.090 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.646 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -98.591 degrees

Field radius: 0.321 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Oakland, CA, United States


This is an experiment in stacking deep sky pictures. There are five images at 2.5" exposure, aligned and stacked with gamma adjusted to 1.2 and a little bit of deconvolution.



Kyle Isom

Sky plot

Sky plot


Deep sky test, Kyle Isom