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Contains:  M 82, NGC 3034, M 81, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3031
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M81 & M82 guiding test, 





    
        

            Robert Eder
M81 & M82 guiding test

M81 & M82 guiding test

Technical card

Resolution: 2312x1623

Dates:May 28, 2017

Frames: 4x180" ISO1600

Integration: 0.2 hours

Darks: ~3

Avg. Moon age: 3.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.55%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Astrometry.net job: 1620034

RA center: 148.909 degrees

DEC center: 69.369 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.031 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -129.697 degrees

Field radius: 0.797 degrees

Locations: Sofienalpe, Vienna, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

This was just to test PHD2 guiding.
Here I used Sharpcap's Polar Alignment and it was very quick and easy, I'm lovin' it :)
Guiding was much smoother after that.
Next time I will try it under a nice dark sky with a lot of frames.

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was a little too green

C

This is the final no mather what. DSOs are a lot more work in post than planets 😅

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M81 & M82 guiding test, 





    
        

            Robert Eder