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M106 widefield, 


            William Maxwell
M106 widefield
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M106 widefield

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion Starblast 4.5  ·  Meade Starfinder 8

Imaging cameras: Canon 450D modified baader) Canon baader modified dslr  ·  Canon 500D Canon T1i

Mounts: Losmandy GM-8  ·  Celestron CG-4 MotorDrive

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Software: Open Guiding PHD2 Guiding  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS4 Photoshop CS4  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity Nebulosity 2.1.2

Accessory: Siebert Optics Coma corrector

84x210" ISO1600
13x90" ISO1600

Integration: 5.2 hours

Darks: ~45

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2114994

RA center: 12h 17' 43"

DEC center: +47° 33' 46"

Pixel scale: 0.867 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 272.533 degrees

Field radius: 1.024 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1248


As an experiment I took the widefield from the smaller 4.5" scope and scaled in detail from the 8". Seems to have blended reasonaby well.



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M106 widefield, 


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