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M8 and M20 Narrow Band Bi-Colour 3 panel mosaic, 



    
        

            George Varouhakis
M8 and M20 Narrow Band Bi-Colour 3 panel mosaic
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M8 and M20 Narrow Band Bi-Colour 3 panel mosaic

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M8 and M20 Narrow Band Bi-Colour 3 panel mosaic, 



    
        

            George Varouhakis
M8 and M20 Narrow Band Bi-Colour 3 panel mosaic
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M8 and M20 Narrow Band Bi-Colour 3 panel mosaic

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher ED 80 Black Diamond

Imaging cameras: SBIG ST2000XM ST2000XM

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Filters: Astronomik 6nm OIII  ·  Astrnomik 6nm HA

Accessory: ZWO 60mm Guide Scope


Dates:June 7, 2016

Frames:Astrnomik 6nm HA: 60x900" (15h) -5C bin 1x1

Integration: 15h

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 2.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.62%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Temperature: 14.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1324775

RA center: 18h 3' 9"

DEC center: -23° 44' 27"

Pixel scale: 2.547 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 296.077 degrees

Field radius: 1.247 degrees


Resolution: 3166x1552

Locations: Backyard, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Description

This is my first attempt at shooting both narrow band and a mosaic.

Any comments and criticisms are most welcome

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M8 and M20 Narrow Band Bi-Colour 3 panel mosaic, 



    
        

            George Varouhakis