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Contains:  NGC 1072, M 77, NGC 1068, NGC 1055, The star δCet
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M77 and NGC 1055, 


            George Simon
M77 and NGC 1055

M77 and NGC 1055

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TPO/GSO 6" f/6 Imaging Newtonian

Imaging camera:Canon 1100D

Mount:Sky-Watcher EQ-6 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:ORION Mini guide 50mm

Guiding camera:ORION SSAG

Software:GIMP 2.9.6PHD2.6.4dev4Backyard EOS 3.1.16Nebulosity 3.3.3Startools

Accessory:Baader MPCC

Resolution: 1290x850

Dates:Nov. 17, 2017

Frames: 120x80" ISO800

Integration: 2.7 hours

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 28.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.93%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 3.00 job: 1864021

RA center: 2h 42' 2"

DEC center: +0° 13' 19"

Pixel scale: 3.661 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 188.201 degrees

Field radius: 0.786

Locations: Home Observatory, Chesnee, SC, United States

Data source: Backyard



George Simon
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • M77 and NGC 1055, 


            George Simon
  • Final
    M77 and NGC 1055, 


            George Simon


Used a different stacking algorithm, which produced a sharper image with better color balance.

Sky plot

Sky plot


M77 and NGC 1055, 


            George Simon

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