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Contains:  The star Sirius (αCMa)
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Sirius (first guiding experiments), 


            Björn Hoffmann
Sirius (first guiding experiments)

Sirius (first guiding experiments)

Technical card

Resolution: 2000x1313

Dates:Feb. 12, 2018

Frames: 15x60" ISO800 bin 2x2

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.46 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.28%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00 job: 1926356

RA center: 101.284 degrees

DEC center: -16.720 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.355 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 348.894 degrees

Field radius: 0.450 degrees


This is my very first guided image! Today I tried to use a brend new Orion mini guider for the first time! phd2 worked like a charm and I tried to use my longest scope with 1300mm focal length. I was able to use 1 minute subs and I guess even longer subs would work. Pretty cool for my small setup and withou any sight to polaris from my balcony! Now I am ready to guide in the field!



Björn Hoffmann
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Sirius (first guiding experiments), 


            Björn Hoffmann