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Islands In The Night (OSC), 



    
        

            Linda
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Islands In The Night (OSC), 



    
        

            Linda
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 70-200 f2.8 IS L

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Mounts: Losmandy GM811G

Software: Pleaides Astrophoto PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Accessory: DewBuster Dew Controller  ·  Losmandy Lightweight Tripod  ·  Goal Zero Yeti 400


Dates:May 2, 2018

Frames: 99x120" (3h 18') ISO1600

Integration: 3h 18'

Darks: 30

Flats: 64

Bias: 64

Avg. Moon age: 17.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 93.87%


RA center: 10h00m00s.45

DEC center: +69°3616.4

Pixel scale: 2.955 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.511 degrees

Field radius: 3.375 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 6923x4459

Locations: Home, Broadlands, VA, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

This was taken over two rare clear nights. Unfortunately the clear nights corresponded with the nearly full moon. These are small objects for a 200mm focal length lens but cropping too heavily made the noise far too obvious.

The lens was stopped down to f/5.6.

I'm still learning my way around PixInsight and definitely have a long way to go, but I was able to try to rescue something out of data that was challenging (at least for me) to work with.

Looking forward to when I get my new SV80-3SV hooked up and capturing data.

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