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Orion Nebula First good guiding, 



    
        

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Orion Nebula First good guiding
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Orion Nebula First good guiding

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher ED80 Black Diamond APO

Imaging cameras: Canon 1100D

Mounts: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Guide Scope William Optics 50x200 F/d:4

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5T

Software: ASCOM Platfotm 6.2  ·  Cartes du Ciel Planitarium  ·  PHD2  ·  EQASCOM


Dates:Nov. 26, 2016

Frames: 1x300"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.95%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1353149

RA center: 5h 35' 36"

DEC center: -5° 20' 20"

Pixel scale: 1.768 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.676 degrees

Field radius: 1.261 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1216

Data source: Backyard

Description

This was my first real success in a longish exposure. Previously I could only manage a 60sec exposure before the stars started trailing.
Problems I over come were; Setting up the tripod so it was horizontally flat and pointing south correctly, guiding with PHD and setting the GPS and time accurately.
Image has no processing done at all.

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Orion Nebula First good guiding, 



    
        

            astrodamo