Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cassiopeia (Cas)  ·  Contains:  M 52  ·  NGC 7654


            Jan Borms
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED Super APO Triplet Esprit 150ED Super APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: ATIK 383L+ Mono

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AST Mini guidescope 50mm

Guiding cameras: ZWOASI120MC-S

Software: Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4 DeepSky Stacker 3.3.4  ·  Cartes du Ciel Carte Du Ciel 3.10  ·  EQASCOM  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Artemis capture  ·  Gimp 2.8.14

Filters: Baader 7nm Ha RGBL

Accessory: Atik EFW2 Filter Wheel  ·  HitecAstro EQDirect USB

Dates:Sept. 9, 2015

Frames: 29x45"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.09 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.78%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 770338

RA center: 23h 25' 11"

DEC center: +61° 36' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.060 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 26.383 degrees

Field radius: 0.620 degrees

Resolution: 3362x2537

Locations: My backyard, wilderen, limburg, Belgium


m52: did stack all the lights . this was the first time i tried drift alignment. was ok for 80s . still not tamed the guider and some issues with the mount


Sky plot

Sky plot




            Jan Borms