Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Camelopardalis (Cam)  ·  Contains:  IC 342
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Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
Imaging Cameras
Canon EOS 70D
Mounts
Star Adventurer
Software
Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight · Adobe Lightroom 6 (Adobe Lightroom)
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope
Guiding Cameras
Lacerta MGEN 2

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 7, 2016 ·  Sept. 8, 2016 ·  Sept. 9, 2016
Frames:
123x180" (6h 9') ISO1600
Integration:
6h 9'
Darks:
51
Bias:
115
Avg. Moon age:
6.50 days
Avg. Moon phase:
40.77%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
6.00
Temperature:
15.00

RA center: 03h46m51s.37

DEC center: +68°0519.2

Pixel scale: 2.151 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.559 degrees

Field radius: 1.188 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3281x2245

Locations: Derendingen 454m, Solothurn, SO, Switzerland

Data source: Backyard

Description

f/5.6

Image A/B: 7. Sep. 2016 (1 session)

40x180" ISO1600 (2h)

21 darks, 39 bias

Image C: 7./8. Sep. 2016 (2 sessions)

62x180" ISO1600 (3.1h)

39 darks, 76 bias

Image D/E: 7./8. Sep. 2016 (2 sessions)

64x180" ISO1600 (3.2h)

33 darks (sorted out 6 darks with distinctly lower temperatures than the others...), 76 bias

I used for the first time SubFrameSelector in PixInsight to sort out bad subs (I'd to fight with clouds...). 64 lights re-processed (total 90 lights from 2 sessions).

Image F: 7./8./9. Sep. 2016 (3 sessions)

110x180" ISO1600 (5.5h)

51 darks, 115 bias

Image G: 7./8./9. Sep. 2016 (3 sessions)

123x180" ISO1600 (6.2h)

51 darks, 115 bias

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Revisions

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B

Description: 7. Sep. 2016 (1 session)

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C

Description: 7./8. Sep. 2016 (2 sessions)

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D

Description: 7./8. Sep. 2016 (2 sessions) - completely new stacked and processed

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E

Description: 7./8. Sep. 2016 (2 sessions) - less contrast

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G

Description: 7./8./9. Sep. 2016 (3 sessions)

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H

Description: More noise reduction

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