Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Dorado (Dor)  ·  Contains:  NGC 1566  ·  NGC1566
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NGC 1566, a quick attempt with a new 3x barlow, 



    
        

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NGC 1566, a quick attempt with a new 3x barlow

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NGC 1566, a quick attempt with a new 3x barlow, 



    
        

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NGC 1566, a quick attempt with a new 3x barlow

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Quattro 250 CF

Imaging cameras: Nikon D750

Mounts: NEQ6 Pro

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight

Accessory: Siebert Optics 3x 2" barlow


Dates:Jan. 6, 2017

Frames: 38x45" (28' 30")

Integration: 28' 30"

Avg. Moon age: 8.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.79%


Astrometry.net job: 1402845

RA center: 4h 19' 58"

DEC center: -54° 56' 25"

Pixel scale: 0.338 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -97.423 degrees

Field radius: 0.274 degrees


Resolution: 4660x3505

Locations: Back yard, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

A very short and crude attempt using the new 3x barlow which finally arrived, on a very hot (30+C) night with some trouble focusing. May have been able to have less noise and red background if I stuck to ISO-1600 instead of using ISO-3200 on a whim.

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NGC 1566, a quick attempt with a new 3x barlow, 



    
        

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