Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Virgo (Vir)  ·  Contains:  IC 3303  ·  IC 3355  ·  IC 3393  ·  IC3303  ·  IC3355  ·  IC3388  ·  IC3393  ·  M 84  ·  M 86  ·  M84  ·  M86  ·  NGC 4374  ·  NGC 4387  ·  NGC 4388  ·  NGC 4402  ·  NGC 4406  ·  NGC 4425  ·  NGC 4435  ·  NGC 4438  ·  NGC 4458  ·  NGC 4461  ·  NGC4387  ·  NGC4388  ·  NGC4402  ·  NGC4425  ·  NGC4435  ·  NGC4438  ·  NGC4458  ·  NGC4461  ·  The Eyes
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Markarijan chain with "beer can astronomy", 



    
        

            Doc_HighCo
Powered byPixInsight

Markarijan chain with "beer can astronomy"

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Markarijan chain with "beer can astronomy", 



    
        

            Doc_HighCo
Powered byPixInsight

Markarijan chain with "beer can astronomy"

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron FirstScope 76mm tabletop dob

Imaging cameras: Bresser Deep Sky HD (IMX290)

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS OPTICS Sucher 8x50

Guiding cameras: ZWO Optical ASI120MC

Software: PHD2 Guiding PHD Autoguider Software  ·  SharpCap 3.X Pro  ·  Fitswork 4  ·  PixInsight 1.8


Dates:April 21, 2018

Frames: 272x40" (3h 1' 20")

Integration: 3h 1' 20"

Darks: ~64

Avg. Moon age: 5.86 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.10%


Astrometry.net job: 2171834

RA center: 12h 26' 53"

DEC center: +12° 58' 50"

Pixel scale: 3.383 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -4.458 degrees

Field radius: 0.647 degrees


Resolution: 1200x672

Data source: Traveller

Description

Why does one need to spend a lot of of money if you can take deep sky pictures with a toy telescope the size of a big beer can and PI does the rest?

Image quality - what's that?

Comments

Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

Markarijan chain with "beer can astronomy", 



    
        

            Doc_HighCo