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Contains:  NGC 2359, IC 468

Image of the day 01/30/2019

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    NGC 2359 Thors Helmet Bicolor, 





    
        

            Fritz
    NGC 2359 Thors Helmet Bicolor

    NGC 2359 Thors Helmet Bicolor

    Technical card

    Resolution: 4656x3220

    Dates:April 2, 2018Jan. 18, 2019Jan. 21, 2019

    Frames:
    45x60" ISO400
    Baader Ha 7nm 36mm: 21x600" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
    Baader OIII 8,5 nm: 18x600" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

    Integration: 7.2 hours

    Darks: ~16

    Flats: ~16

    Bias: ~223

    Avg. Moon age: 14.51 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 94.97%

    Astrometry.net job: 2484788

    RA center: 109.666 degrees

    DEC center: -13.287 degrees

    Pixel scale: 0.980 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 128.870 degrees

    Field radius: 0.771 degrees

    Locations: Mobile Setup, Wien, Austria

    Data source: Traveller

    Description

    First Light for my new (used) ASI 1600.

    I started this project last year using my Canon, but I started too late to finish. This year, with an ASI 1600 at hand, I decided to continue using this for me new camera. What a difference! I managed to get some unusable flats one night and processing was very different from what I know from DSLRs.

    After some struggling I am very happy with the result. Star colors come from DSLR exposures made last year.

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    Magellen
    Fritz
    License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons
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    NGC 2359 Thors Helmet Bicolor, 





    
        

            Fritz