Image of the day 12/12/2018

    NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

            Jonathan FERTIL

    NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy

    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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      NGC 253 Sculptor Galaxy, 



    
        

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