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Image of the day 08/11/2015

    NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy in 3x Drizzle, 



    
        

            Rodrigo Andolfato
    NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy in 3x Drizzle
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    NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy in 3x Drizzle

    Image of the day 08/11/2015

      NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy in 3x Drizzle, 



    
        

            Rodrigo Andolfato
      NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy in 3x Drizzle
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      NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy in 3x Drizzle

      Technical card

      Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion UK VX8 F4.5

      Imaging cameras: Atik 314L+

      Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 SynScan

      Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion USA 50mm Guide Scope

      Guiding cameras: Imaging Source DBK41AU02.AS


      Dates:July 15, 2015

      Frames:
      Blue: 6x60" (6') 2C bin 2x2
      Green: 6x60" (6') 2C bin 2x2
      None Luminance: 32x120" (1h 4') 2C bin 1x1
      None Luminance: 15x180" (45') 2C bin 1x1
      Astronomik Red: 6x60" (6') 2C bin 2x2

      Integration: 2h 7'

      Avg. Moon age: 28.99 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 0.33%


      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 724632

      RA center: 0h 47' 33"

      DEC center: -25° 17' 24"

      Pixel scale: 0.500 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 124.028 degrees

      Field radius: 0.310 degrees


      Resolution: 3614x2610

      Description

      The image is much bigger than the 1.3mp from Atik 314L because I used Drizzle and deconvolution. I know someone can say "it's too big" but I like to see closer and look the details.

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      NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy in 3x Drizzle, 



    
        

            Rodrigo Andolfato