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M42 With Ha, 



    
        

            Frank Zoltowski
M42 With Ha
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M42 With Ha

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics AP155EDFS

Imaging cameras: QHY163M  ·  QHYCCD QHY168C

Mounts: Losmandy Titan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics AP155EDFS

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics AP 0.75 Reducer

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  AstroPixel Processor  ·  Open PHD PHD 2

Filters: Astronomik UV-IR block L2  ·  Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm

Accessory: QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Starlight Instruments Focus Boss II with Posi Drive Motor  ·  MyFocuserPro2  ·  QHYCFW2-M 8x1.25 filter wheel


Frames:
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 320x120" (gain: 118.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 300x15" (gain: 118.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 320x240" (gain: 118.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 300x30" (gain: 118.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon H-alpha 3 nm: 300x60" (gain: 118.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik UV-IR block L2: 134x120" (gain: 10.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astronomik UV-IR block L2: 320x5" (gain: 10.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 45.7 hours


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1971616

RA center: 5h 35' 12"

DEC center: -5° 19' 1"

Pixel scale: 0.899 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.952 degrees

Field radius: 1.176 degrees


Resolution: 5625x7551

Locations: Tebbutt Observatory, Edgewood, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is a test combination of images from two cameras. The OSC data frames are a three pane mosaic taken with a QHY168C and the Ha frames are a 6 pane mosaic taken with a QHY163M. Both are HDR images, although weather has limited the amount of OSC data for this mosaic.

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M42 With Ha, 



    
        

            Frank Zoltowski