Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  M 37, NGC 2099
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M37 experiment with D810A, 





    
        

            Kharan
M37 experiment with D810A

M37 experiment with D810A

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Skywatcher Explorer 200PDS

Mount:Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO Synscan

Guiding telescope or lens:Skywatcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding camera:QHYCCD QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducer:Baader MPCC Mk III

Software:PixinsightPhotoshop

Accessory:Seletek Armadillo

Resolution: 7028x4544

Dates:March 20, 2018

Frames:
11x180" ISO640 bin 1x1
10x300" ISO640 bin 1x1

Integration: 1.4 hours

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 2.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.76%

Astrometry.net job: 1977960

RA center: 88.207 degrees

DEC center: 32.436 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.988 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 350.392 degrees

Field radius: 1.148 degrees

Locations: Puolivälinkangas - Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Description

Since I'm frustrated with my problems with QHY9, I decided to give the dsrl a spin with deep sky. After getting the correct distance to sensor with MPCC, it was surprisingly easy. I used a low ISO of 640, long exposures and shot the flats with the histogram fairly far on the right. This to prevent Nikon's shenanigans of clipping the black. Seemed to work ok.

Comments

Author

Kharan
Kharan
License: None (All rights reserved)
770
Like

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

M37 experiment with D810A, 





    
        

            Kharan