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Contains:  Great Nebula in Orion, M 42, M 43, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, The star 42Ori, The star 45Ori, The star θ1Ori, The star θ2Ori, The star ιOri
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ASI178MM & Samyang 135 first light, 


ASI178MM & Samyang 135 first light
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ASI178MM & Samyang 135 first light

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Samyang 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras:ZWO ASI178MM

Mounts:Skywatcher Star Adventuer

Guiding telescopes or lenses:No brand finder scope 60mm

Guiding cameras:datyson T7c

Software:PixInsight 1.8

Filters:Baader f/2 Highspeed 1.25" H-Alpha Filter

Accessory:Homemade Motorized Samyang focuser

Dates:Feb. 25, 2019

Frames:Baader f/2 Highspeed 1.25" H-Alpha Filter: 249x15" (gain: 150.00) 20C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~128

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 21.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 60.32%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3254654

RA center: 5h 35' 11"

DEC center: -5° 21' 25"

Pixel scale: 1.913 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 193.100 degrees

Field radius: 1.668 degrees

Resolution: 5190x3534

Locations: Backyard, Saint-Orens de Gameville, France

Data source: Backyard


First test with ASI178MM and Samy.
A lot of Ha signal collected now and much better resolution than with ASI224MC.



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ASI178MM & Samyang 135 first light, 



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Samyang 135 f/2