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Abell PLN 30, 


Abell PLN 30
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Abell PLN 30

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 10 inch Truss iDK

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8

Mounts: Paramount MX+

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 10 inch Truss iDK

Guiding cameras: SBIG STi

Software: Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon Gen 2 Ha OIII SII

Dates:April 16, 2016

Frames:Astrodon Gen 2 Ha OIII SII: 11x600" bin 2x2

Integration: 1.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 72.77%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1041818

RA center: 8h 46' 55"

DEC center: +17° 52' 51"

Pixel scale: 1.407 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -90.790 degrees

Field radius: 0.126 degrees

Resolution: 580x373

Locations: Home, Sudbury, Massachusetts, United States


Just for fun....while I was waiting for it to be fully dark last night so I could continue data acquisition on M51, I shot 6 x600s Ha and 5x600 OIII of Abell 30. This is a quick and dirty HOO palette processing....looks cool enough to go after next string of clear nights.



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