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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 1296, IC1296, M 57, M57, NGC 6720, PK063+13.1, Ring nebula, Ring nebula in Lyra
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M57 trial with new equipment, 


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M57 trial with new equipment

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C11

Imaging cameras: Nikon D810A

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO Synscan

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducers: Antares Reducer f/6.3

Accessory: Seletek Armadillo

Dates:Aug. 16, 2018

Frames: 13x300"

Integration: 1.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.49% job: 2213590

RA center: 18h 53' 29"

DEC center: +32° 58' 47"

Pixel scale: 0.526 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 102.210 degrees

Field radius: 0.249 degrees

Resolution: 2661x2120

Locations: Puolivälinkangas - Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Data source: Backyard


Was bored with the newton's FOV, so wanted to experiment with the C11 and the Nikon. The Antares reducer doesn't correct the optical path at all, so had to crop most of the image. Anyway, experiments with MPCC show promising results.

Note the 14.4mag galaxy IC1296 just below the Ring Nebula.



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M57 trial with new equipment,