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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" ISO1600

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~22

Bias: ~35

Avg. Moon age: 21.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.03%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: -5.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3475063

RA center: 5h 47' 11"

DEC center: +0° 11' 13"

Pixel scale: 2.873 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 62.527 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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    Original
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    B
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    C

B

Description: Reprocessed with additional subs and using DynamicBackgroundExtractor

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