Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  M 17  ·  NGC 6618  ·  Omega nebula

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    M17 - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory - AP-175, 



    
        

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    M17 - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory - AP-175
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    M17 - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory - AP-175

    Link to TIFF/FITS: http://www.deepskywest.com

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 175mm Starfire f/8 EDF

    Imaging cameras: Finger Lakes Instrumentation PL 16070

    Mounts: Astro-Physics 1600 with Absolute Encoders

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 175mm Starfire f/8 EDF

    Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  Focus Max  ·  Cyanogen Maxim DL5 ver. 5.24

    Filters: Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2

    Accessory: DewBuster Dew Controller  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert  ·  Astrodon Monster MOAG  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Eye  ·  Alnitak Flip flat  ·  M1OASYS M!OASYS


    Dates:May 26, 2018

    Frames:
    Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 6x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 13x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 23x600" bin 1x1

    Integration: 9.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 11.81 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 90.42%


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 2073862

    RA center: 18h 20' 40"

    DEC center: -16° 4' 40"

    Pixel scale: 1.056 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 1.367 degrees

    Field radius: 0.674 degrees


    Resolution: 1824x2145

    Data source: Unknown

    Description

    Got the AP-175 back up and running and taking it through it's paces. So far so good!

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