Contains: M 83, NGC 5236
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M 83 Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Celestron CPC 925

Imaging camera: QHYCCD QHY9S-M

Mounts: Celestron Fork mountHomemade Wedge

Guiding telescope or lens: Orion ED80T CF

Guiding camera: QHY 5 L II QHY5-II Mono

Software: deepskystackerPHD2 GuidingStartools 1.3.5.258

Filter: Astronomik LRGB 2''

Accessory: SkyShed POD

Resolution: 1536x1153

Dates: Feb. 10, 2018Feb. 12, 2018

Frames:
Astronomik B 2'': 14x180" -20C bin 2x2
Astronomik G 2'': 14x180" -20C bin 2x2
Astronomik L 2": 17x300" -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik R 2'': 14x180" -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 3.5 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~15

Flat darks: ~15

Bias: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 25.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.29%

Temperature: 27.00

Astrometry.net job: 1926988

RA center: 204.256 degrees

DEC center: -29.871 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.977 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.415 degrees

Field radius: 0.261 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia

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