Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Helix galaxy  ·  NGC 2685
NGC2685 - The Helix Galaxy, 



    
        

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NGC2685 - The Helix Galaxy
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NGC2685 - The Helix Galaxy

NGC2685 - The Helix Galaxy, 



    
        

            Jason Guenzel
NGC2685 - The Helix Galaxy
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NGC2685 - The Helix Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON EdgeHD 800

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI174MM-Cool

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON EdgeHD 800

Guiding cameras: ASI120MM

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  Adobe Lightroom  ·  Adobe Photoshop  ·  PHD 2

Accessory: Celestron OAG


Dates:Nov. 16, 2015Nov. 20, 2015

Frames:
Blue: 15x300" (1h 15') (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 1x1
Green: 3x300" (15') (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 1x1
Luminance: 66x300" (5h 30') (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 1x1
Red: 10x300" (50') (gain: 0.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 7h 50'

Darks: 25

Flats: 25

Bias: 200

Avg. Moon age: 6.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.72%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 861060

RA center: 08h55m34s

DEC center: +58°4351

Pixel scale: 0.568 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -82.100 degrees

Field radius: 0.175 degrees


Resolution: 1888x1150

Description

First light of the ASI174MM-Cool camera. I'm pretty happy with this as a starting point for this camera.

Rev A - Final (for now) process of the data.

Rev B - Annotated to show galaxies and list magnitude (21 set as the cutoff).

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Revisions

  • Final
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