Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5033
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NGC5033 - The Waterbug Galaxy, 



    
        

            Ryan Wierckx
NGC5033 - The Waterbug Galaxy
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NGC5033 - The Waterbug Galaxy

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NGC5033 - The Waterbug Galaxy, 



    
        

            Ryan Wierckx
NGC5033 - The Waterbug Galaxy
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NGC5033 - The Waterbug Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EDGE HD 11"

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD 16200A

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron EDGE HD 11"

Guiding cameras: ZWO AS174mm mini

Focal reducers: Celestron Edge HD 1100 0.7x Focal Reducer

Software: PixInsight 1.8.5 Ripley

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Pocket Powerbox  ·  Startech Industrial USB3 Hub


Dates:March 4, 2021April 2, 2021

Frames:
Optolong Luminance 2": 42x600" (7h) -20C bin 1x1
Optolong RGB 2": 21x480" (2h 48') -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 9h 48'

Darks: 30

Flats: 10

Bias: 50

Avg. Moon age: 20.28 days

Avg. Moon phase: 69.35%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4406456

RA center: 13h 13' 28"

DEC center: +36° 35' 34"

Pixel scale: 0.623 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 278.583 degrees

Field radius: 0.356 degrees


Resolution: 3288x2464

Data source: Traveller

Description

My first LRGB composition with my Celestron EDGEHD 11" and QHY 16200A, and what will likely be the last taken using my trusted EQ6-R Pro. This is a combination of many nights of trial and error to get everything working.

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NGC5033 - The Waterbug Galaxy, 



    
        

            Ryan Wierckx