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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 70Da

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Mini 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN 2

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Adobe Lightroom

Filters: Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter


Dates:Feb. 18, 2017

Frames:Astronomik CLS-CCD Clip Filter: 61x120" (2h 2') ISO1600

Integration: 2h 2'

Darks: ~22

Bias: ~35

Avg. Moon age: 21.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.03%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: -5.00


Astrometry.net job: 4513896

RA center: 5h 47' 11"

DEC center: +0° 11' 13"

Pixel scale: 2.872 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -62.523 degrees

Field radius: 1.892 degrees


Resolution: 3943x2633

Locations: Gurnigel 1608m, Bern, BE, Switzerland

Description

Only 75% resolution because I didn't hit the focus very well :-(

My coldest night this season... -5°C but it felt like -20°. I never shivered this way before while focusing...

I need better gloves and a few more layers of clothes ;-)

Original image: 110minutes

Image B: 122minutes

f/5.6

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