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

    Image of the day 06/05/2018

    Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
      M17 - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory - AP-175, 



    
        

            Deep Sky West (Lloyd)
      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: Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert  ·  DewBuster Dew Controller  ·  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" (1h) bin 1x1
      Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 12x600" (2h) bin 1x1
      Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 13x600" (2h 10') bin 1x1
      Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 23x600" (3h 50') bin 1x1

      Integration: 9h

      Avg. Moon age: 11.81 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 90.42%


      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 2076688

      RA center: 18h 20' 40"

      DEC center: -16° 4' 40"

      Pixel scale: 1.056 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 1.368 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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