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Cepheus HaRGB, 


            Stamatis Paraschakis
Cepheus HaRGB
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Cepheus HaRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY183M  ·  QHYCCD QHY183C

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Finder/Guider 9x50

Guiding cameras: ZWO 290MM Mini

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  PHD2  ·  Main Sequence Software SGPro v3  ·  EQAscom

Filters: Baader Planetarium Ha 1.25" 7nm  ·  Baader Planetarium Luminance 1.25"

Accessory: Pegasus Astro EQDir Adapter for EQMOD  ·  Geoptik T2 Adapter for Canon EOS Lens

Dates:Aug. 11, 2018Aug. 18, 2018

Baader Planetarium Ha 1.25" 7nm: 50x300" (gain: 11.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Luminance 1.25": 150x90" (gain: 5.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 7.9 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~60

Flat darks: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 3.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 25.86%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 25.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2234846

RA center: 23h 4' 11"

DEC center: +61° 31' 40"

Pixel scale: 3.814 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 341.743 degrees

Field radius: 3.441 degrees

Resolution: 1824x1205

Locations: Kalliopi, Lemnos, Greece

Data source: Backyard


Hello all!
The plan was to shoot this region through an L filter too but the subs were too soft and unfocused so i decided to ditch them and make a HaRGB version instead for a HaLRGB.
I used my QHY183C for RGB (L filter) and my QHY183M for Ha.
C&c always welcome...
Thanks for looking,


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Cepheus HaRGB, 


            Stamatis Paraschakis

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