Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Coma Berenices (Com)  ·  Contains:  M 100  ·  M100  ·  NGC 4321  ·  NGC 4322  ·  NGC 4328  ·  NGC4322  ·  NGC4328
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M100 LRGB 25-30 March 2019, 



    
        

            Geof Lewis
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M100 LRGB 25-30 March 2019

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M100 LRGB 25-30 March 2019, 



    
        

            Geof Lewis
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M100 LRGB 25-30 March 2019

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C14

Imaging cameras: QSI 583wsg

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP1200GTO CP3

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron C14

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Focal reducers: Optec NGC214 (x0.7)

Software: ImagesPlus 6.5  ·  Main Sequence Software SGPro  ·  Auriga Imaging RegiStar 1.0.9  ·  CS2

Filters: Astronomik L 1.25" Type IIc  ·  Astronomik B 1.25" Type IIc  ·  Astronomik G 1.25" Type IIc  ·  Astronomik R 1.25" Type IIc


Dates:March 25, 2019March 28, 2019March 29, 2019

Frames:
Astronomik B 1.25" Type IIc: 24x300" (2h) -10C bin 2x2
Astronomik G 1.25" Type IIc: 24x300" (2h) -10C bin 2x2
Astronomik L 1.25" Type IIc: 66x300" (5h 30') -10C bin 2x2
Astronomik R 1.25" Type IIc: 24x300" (2h) -10C bin 2x2

Integration: 11h 30'

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 21.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.53%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Mean SQM: 21.17

Temperature: 2.00


Astrometry.net job: 2621747

RA center: 12h 22' 54"

DEC center: +15° 49' 40"

Pixel scale: 0.858 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.326 degrees

Field radius: 0.243 degrees


Resolution: 1633x1216

Data source: Backyard

Description

My first attempt at M100 a grand design intermediate spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices. M100 is one of the brighter galaxies within the Virgo/Coma supercluster. the image comprises 11.5 hours of data capture over 3 nights between 25-29 March 2019.

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M100 LRGB 25-30 March 2019, 



    
        

            Geof Lewis