Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 101  ·  NGC 5457  ·  NGC 5477
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M101 Test with the QHY168C, 



    
        

            Frank Zoltowski
M101 Test with the QHY168C
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M101 Test with the QHY168C

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics AP155EDFS

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY168C

Mounts: Losmandy Titan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics AP155EDFS

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics AP 0.75 Reducer

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  Open PHD PHD 2

Accessory: QHYCCD OAG-M


Frames: 60x120" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.0 hours


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1550350

RA center: 14h 3' 11"

DEC center: +54° 21' 46"

Pixel scale: 1.147 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.547 degrees

Field radius: 0.628 degrees


Resolution: 3060x2485

Locations: Tebbutt Observatory, Edgewood, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

A test image of M101 with the QHY168C. Taken in one night under a moonless sky. I would like more data for this, but the near term weather prospects are not good.

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M101 Test with the QHY168C, 



    
        

            Frank Zoltowski