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Contains:  M 97, NGC 3587, Owl nebula
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Messier 97, 


Messier 97
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Messier 97

Imaging telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON EdgeHD 8

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY8L

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ-6 PRO GoTo SkyScan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: CELESTRON EdgeHD 8

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  PHD Guiding 2.5.0

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-V4

Accessory: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2  ·  Starlight Xpress AO Unit

Dates:Dec. 24, 2014Dec. 28, 2014

Frames:Hutech IDAS LPS-V4 : 7x600" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.2 hours

Flats: ~9

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 4.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.40%

Mean SQM: 19.90

Mean FWHM: 3.10

Basic astrometry details job: 1161514

RA center: 11h 14' 47"

DEC center: +54° 59' 31"

Pixel scale: 0.759 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 97.783 degrees

Field radius: 0.385 degrees

Resolution: 3040x2024

Locations: SNB, Saint Nom La Breteche, Yvelines, France


Pre-processing done in Pixinsight :
- overscan area offset correction
- bias correction
- flat correction
- hot pixel correction
- debayer
- registration
- stack
Processing done in Pixinsight :
- color calibration using nebulae
- residual sky background substraction
- green neutral
- sélective color sat applied
- convertion to non linear image

Final image :
- jpeg calibration done in Mac Photo



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Messier 97,