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Contains:  NGC 3953
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NGC3953 in Ursa Major 3/20/2016, 





    
        

            rigel123
NGC3953 in Ursa Major 3/20/2016

NGC3953 in Ursa Major 3/20/2016

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:AT6RC

Imaging cameras:Atik 314L+Atik 314L+ Color

Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion USA Mini Guide Scope

Guiding camera:Orion SSAG

Software:DeepSkyStackerNebulosityPhotoshop CS4Registar

Filter:ATIK RGB

Resolution: 1800x1418

Dates:Feb. 29, 2016March 17, 2016

Frames:
Astrodon Series E L: 24x600" -10C bin 1x1
ATIK RGB: 24x600" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.0 hours

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 15.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 66.26%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Mean SQM: 18.75

Mean FWHM: 3.05

Temperature: 11.00

Astrometry.net job: 1011799

RA center: 178.469 degrees

DEC center: 52.334 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.766 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 102.462 degrees

Field radius: 0.244 degrees

Locations: Home observatory, Mason, Ohio, United States

Description

Really surprised at the detail in this galaxy with a small scope. Located in Ursa Major and part of the M109 Group of galaxies. This is the first object I have imaged utilizing the QHY Polemaster for polar alignment, which by the way is terrific!

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rigel123
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License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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NGC3953 in Ursa Major 3/20/2016, 





    
        

            rigel123