Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  3 alf Lyr  ·  The star Vega (αLyr)  ·  Vega
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Vega Collimation Test, 


            Bob J
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Vega Collimation Test

Imaging telescopes or lenses: iOptron 8" Photron RC

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC Pro

Mounts: iOptron CEM120 EC2

Focal reducers: Astro Physics CCDT67 Telecompressor

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro

Accessory: ZWO 8x 1.25" Filter Wheel (EFW)  ·  MoonLite CSL 2.5" Focuser with High Res Stepper Motor

Dates:May 20, 2018

Frames:Baader L 1.25": 45x60" (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.52%

Temperature: 15.00

Astrometry.net job: 2069362

RA center: 18h 36' 56"

DEC center: +38° 47' 11"

Pixel scale: 1.812 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -144.554 degrees

Field radius: 0.569 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1341

Data source: Backyard


A quick image to test the collimation on of my iOptron 8" Photron. I'll take it for my first go round. No calibration frames shot.



Bob J
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Vega Collimation Test, 


            Bob J