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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 2903  ·  NGC 2905  ·  NGC2903  ·  NGC2905
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NGC 2903, 


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NGC 2903

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" EdgeHD

Imaging cameras: QSI 660 WSG

Mounts: G-11

Guiding cameras: Lodestar X2

Focal reducers: Celestron 0.7X

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  PHD Guiding 2  ·  Maxim DL6  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2014

Filters: Astrodon 1.25" L  ·  Astrodon 1.25" R  ·  Astrodon 1.25" B  ·  Astrodon 1.25" G

Accessory: Starizona MicroTouch Autofocuser  ·  Bahtinov Mask

Dates:March 15, 2016March 30, 2016April 12, 2016April 26, 2016

Astrodon 1.25" B: 10x300" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon 1.25" G: 12x300" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon 1.25" L: 39x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon 1.25" R: 11x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 9.2 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~80

Flat darks: ~80

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 13.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.30% job: 1053602

RA center: 9h 32' 12"

DEC center: +21° 29' 43"

Pixel scale: 0.637 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -95.193 degrees

Field radius: 0.289 degrees

Resolution: 2568x2010

Locations: Home, Rancho Santa Fe, California, United States

Data source: Backyard


Another partial work for your viewing enjoyment until I can capture more color (probably next year). I aim for 3 hours in each R, G and B for these light-polluted skies.



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NGC 2903,