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



    
        

            Jason Guenzel
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

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
CELESTRON EdgeHD 800
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI174MM-Cool
Mounts
Celestron Advanced VX
Accessories
Celestron OAG
Software
Sequence Generator Pro · PixInsight · Adobe Lightroom · Adobe Photoshop · PHD 2
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
CELESTRON EdgeHD 800
Guiding Cameras
ASI120MM

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 16, 2015 ·  Nov. 20, 2015
Frames:
Blue: 15x300" (1h 15') (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1x1
Green: 3x300" (15') (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1x1
Luminance: 66x300" (5h 30') (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1x1
Red: 10x300" (50') (gain: 0.00) -15°C 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.1

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).

Comments

Revisions

  • Final
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    Original
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    B

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NGC2685 - The Helix Galaxy, 



    
        

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