Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Pisces (Psc)  ·  Contains:  M 74  ·  NGC 628
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            Eric Walden
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Messier 74

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            Eric Walden
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Messier 74

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Imaging cameras: QHY163M

Mounts: Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Astro Pixel Processor

Filters: Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2  ·  Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm  ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm

Accessory: QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  Feathertouch 2" focuser  ·  QHYCCD QHY CCD Filter Wheel 7 x 36mm  ·  QHYCCD Polemaster


Dates:Nov. 6, 2018Nov. 28, 2018

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 80x60" (1h 20') (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 50x60" (50') (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 200x30" (1h 40') (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 90x60" (1h 30') (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 5h 20'

Darks: 60

Flats: 60

Flat darks: 60

Bias: 100

Avg. Moon age: 24.42 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.32%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2390932

RA center: 1h 36' 40"

DEC center: +15° 46' 44"

Pixel scale: 0.731 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.256 degrees

Field radius: 0.594 degrees


Resolution: 4674x3526

Data source: Backyard

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Messier 74, 



    
        

            Eric Walden