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Contains:  Sombrero galaxy, M 104, NGC 4594
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AGOptical iDK 12.5 first light test image, 





    
        

            Nicholas Jones
AGOptical iDK 12.5 first light test image

AGOptical iDK 12.5 first light test image

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:AG Optical 12.5" iDK

Imaging camera:FLI Microline ML16200

Mount:Astro-Physics AP1100 gto

Guiding telescope or lens:AG Optical 12.5" iDK

Software:CCDStack 2

Resolution: 2952x1680

Dates:March 9, 2018

Frames: 5x300"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.93%

Astrometry.net job: 1969154

RA center: 189.992 degrees

DEC center: -11.636 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.588 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 12.651 degrees

Field radius: 0.277 degrees

Locations: Terip Terip, Murindindi Shire, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Own remote observatory

Description

I finally got the imaging train spacing right for my AG Optical iDK 12.5" at f6.7
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This is a heavly cropped M104 galaxy image from 5 lums at 300 secs, and taken without the fans and the thermal control system running (I didn't have all the electrical cables available to run it).

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AGOptical iDK 12.5 first light test image, 





    
        

            Nicholas Jones