Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 4627  ·  NGC 4631  ·  NGC 4656  ·  NGC 4657
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Whale And Stick, 


            Mark Holbrook
Whale And Stick
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Whale And Stick

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C14 Edge+Hyperstar

Imaging cameras: ASI 1600MM-C  ·  QHYCCD QHY178MM

Mounts: Paramount MX+

Software: Software Bisque TheSkyX Professional suite  ·  PixInsight 1.8 PixInsight version 1.8

Filters: Baader UV/IR-Cut  ·  Optolong LRGB Green 31mm  ·  Optolong LRGB Blue 31mm  ·  Optolong LRGB Red 31mm  ·  Optolong LRGB Luminance 31 mm

Accessory: Thousand Oaks Optical Dew Controller 4 channel  ·  Technical Innovations Robofocus  ·  ZWO EFWmini (5 x 1.25″or 5 x 31mm)  ·  DewBuster Shorty Dew Shield

Dates:May 16, 2017

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 74.04%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1585812

RA center: 12h 42' 59"

DEC center: +32° 19' 51"

Pixel scale: 0.720 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.827 degrees

Field radius: 0.562 degrees

Resolution: 4178x3762

Data source: Backyard


Unguided image using C14Edge with Hyperstar on Paramount MX+

Lum mosaic using ASI1600M and QHY178M consisting of 80x45sec exposures
R,G,B using ASI1600M consisting of 80x45sec exposures



Mark Holbrook
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Whale And Stick, 


            Mark Holbrook