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            Kharan
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M101

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Explorer 200PDS

Imaging cameras: Nikon D810A

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO Synscan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducers: Baader MPCC Mk III

Software: Photoshop  ·  Pixinsight

Accessory: Seletek Armadillo


Dates:March 26, 2018

Frames: 68x300" (5h 40') ISO640 bin 1x1

Integration: 5h 40'

Flats: 10

Bias: 40

Avg. Moon age: 9.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 70.60%


Astrometry.net job: 1993468

RA center: 14h 3' 14"

DEC center: +54° 23' 23"

Pixel scale: 0.994 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -171.037 degrees

Field radius: 1.007 degrees


Resolution: 6116x3968

Locations: Puolivälinkangas - Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Data source: Backyard

Description

The D810A can produce passable images but I'm getting the feel it's not really comparable to even my midrange CCD.

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M101, 



    
        

            Kharan