Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Eridanus (Eri)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1365  ·  NGC 1374  ·  NGC 1375  ·  NGC 1379  ·  NGC 1380  ·  NGC 1381  ·  NGC 1382  ·  NGC 1386  ·  NGC 1387  ·  NGC 1389  ·  NGC 1399  ·  NGC 1404
fornax galaxy field, 



    
        

            Nicholas Jones
fornax galaxy field
Powered byPixInsight
fornax galaxy field, 



    
        

            Nicholas Jones
fornax galaxy field
Powered byPixInsight

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA 130

Imaging cameras: FLI Microline ML16200

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP1100 gto

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Loadestar X2

Software: CCDStack 2

Filters: Astrodon LRGB2

Accessory: Astrodon MonsterMOAG Off-Axis Guider


Dates:Nov. 27, 2016

Frames: 8x360" (48')

Integration: 48'

Avg. Moon age: 27.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.61%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1353089

RA center: 03h35m52s.8

DEC center: -35°3556

Pixel scale: 1.232 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.651 degrees

Field radius: 0.986 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1459

Locations: Heathcote, Victoria, Australia, Heathcote, Victoria, Australia

Description

First light for my ML16200 camera is of a rich galaxy field in Fornax.

Location: Heathcote, Victoria, Australia

Scope: Takahashi 130 TOA NBF refractor, focal length 1000 mm

Camera: mono ML16200 with a Loadstar X2 on an Astrodon MOAG off-axis guider.

Acquisition:

8 x 360 sec on an Astrodon luminance filter

Sensor temp: -30

Comments

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

fornax galaxy field, 



    
        

            Nicholas Jones