Contains:M 66, NGC 3627, M 65, NGC 3623
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M65  M66

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:C11

Imaging camera:Nikon DAW Modified D750

Mount:EQ8

Guiding telescope or lens:C11

Guiding camera:ASI ZWO ASI 174MM Mono

Focal reducer:Starizona SCT Corrector LF

Software:PHD GuidingDeepSky Stacker 3.3.4Photoshop CS 3 Photoshop CS3

Accessory:TS Optics M68 OAG

Resolution: 1143x641

Dates: Jan. 13, 2018

Frames: 11x300" ISO800

Integration: 0.9 hours

Darks: ~30

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 26.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.22%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 20.40

Astrometry.net job: 1895253

RA center: 169.890 degrees

DEC center: 13.052 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.782 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 155.715 degrees

Field radius: 0.324 degrees

Locations: Meldert @Home, Hoegaarden, Vlaams Brabant, Belgium

Data source: Backyard

Description

Just setting up a new way of OAG using the ASI174MM as guiding cam. I got a good guiding star from the first moment onwards without looking for it , with 6 second frames. PHD2 worked like a charm.

I need to process this image again some time.

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