Image of the day 12/12/2018

    NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

            Jonathan FERTIL

    NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Quattro 10CF

    Imaging cameras: ATIK 460ex Mono

    Mounts: SkyWatcher AZ-EQ6 GT

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Quattro 10CF

    Guiding cameras: INova plb-mx2

    Focal reducers: Skywatcher F/4 coma corrector GPU

    Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Photoshop CC

    Filters: Baader L RGB Baader


    Dates:Dec. 8, 2018Dec. 9, 2018

    Frames:Baader L RGB Baader: 264x120" -10C bin 1x1

    Integration: 8.8 hours

    Darks: ~50

    Flats: ~11

    Bias: ~1001

    Avg. Moon age: 1.58 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 3.02%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

    Mean SQM: 22.30

    Mean FWHM: 2.20

    Temperature: 15.00


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 2408902


    Resolution: 2700x2126

    Locations: Obstech (El Sauce Observatory), Rio Hurtado, Chile

    Data source: Amateur hosting facility

    Remote source: Observatorio El Sauce

    Description

    First Light at El Sauce Observatory !

    L: 174x120s= 5h50
    RGB: 30*120s*3= 3h for RGB

    https://obstech.cl/

    This image is made from a commercial observatory (Obstech) where I work and life, however I take advantage of the very good seeing and make my images for personally fun. my telescope is 5m from me among 25 others.

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