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    M31 - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory
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    M31 - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory

    Link to TIFF/FITS: https://deepskywest.com/

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDXIII

    Imaging cameras: Finger Lakes Instrumentation ML 16200

    Mounts: 10Micron GM1000HPS

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDXIII

    Guiding cameras: Lodestar

    Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  Focus Max  ·  Cyanogen Maxim DL5 ver. 5.24

    Filters: Finger Lakes Instruments Luminance  ·  Blue  ·  Green  ·  Red  ·  Finger Lakes Instruments Ha 8nm

    Accessory: DewBuster Dew Controller  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert  ·  Astrodon Monster MOAG  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Eye  ·  Alnitak Flip flat  ·  Astrodon TAKometer  ·  M1OASYS M!OASYS


    Dates:Sept. 13, 2018

    Frames:
    Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 76x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 18x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 48x15" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 18x300" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 48x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 18x600" bin 1x1

    Integration: 28.4 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 4.06 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 17.52%


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 2256445

    RA center: 0h 42' 44"

    DEC center: +41° 15' 50"

    Pixel scale: 2.326 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 199.387 degrees

    Field radius: 1.839 degrees


    Resolution: 2560x2042

    Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Obsevatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States

    Data source: Own remote observatory

    Description

    First run at M31 with FSQ+ML16200...

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