Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  M 20  ·  M 21  ·  NGC 6514  ·  NGC 6531  ·  Trifid nebula
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M20 - "New" A-P 175 Refractor - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory, 



    
        

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M20 - "New" A-P 175 Refractor - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory

Link to TIFF/FITS: http://ww.deepskywest.com
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M20 - "New" A-P 175 Refractor - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory, 



    
        

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M20 - "New" A-P 175 Refractor - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory

Link to TIFF/FITS: http://ww.deepskywest.com

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 175mm Starfire f/8 EDF

Imaging cameras: Finger Lakes Instrumentation PL 16070

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1600 with Absolute Encoders

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 175mm Starfire f/8 EDF

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  Focus Max  ·  Cyanogen Maxim DL5 ver. 5.24

Filters: Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2

Accessory: Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert  ·  DewBuster Dew Controller  ·  Astrodon Monster MOAG  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Eye  ·  Alnitak Flip flat  ·  M1OASYS M!OASYS


Dates:June 30, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 11x900" (2h 45') bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 11x900" (2h 45') bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 26x900" (6h 30') bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x900" (2h) bin 1x1

Integration: 14h

Avg. Moon age: 6.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.64%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1636282

RA center: 18h02m42s

DEC center: -22°5819

Pixel scale: 1.055 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -75.718 degrees

Field radius: 0.844 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1210

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Obsevatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Description

First posted image from our new A-P 175 Starfire EDF Refractor. This thing is a work of art. Mated with it's perfect match: an A-P 1600GTO LAE.

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