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First Light Part1: Test of ASI1600MC on my Apertura 60 ED using M45

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Apertura 60 mm f/6 (FPL-53 Doublet)

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MC

Mounts: Celestron CGX-L

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron RACI

Guiding cameras: Zwo ASI 120 MM-S

Focal reducers: Apertura Field flattener for 60 ed

Software: Software Bisque The SkyX Serious  ·  Topaz Labs DeNoise AI  ·  Celestron CPWI  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Adobe Photoshop Version: 21.1.3  ·  PixInsight  ·  APT

Filters: Baader Moon & Skyglow Filter 1.25"

Accessory: Skyshed POD  ·  Zwo Filter Wheel 1.25", 5 slot, Electric


Dates:Jan. 8, 2021

Frames: 40x300" (3h 20')

Integration: 3h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 24.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.89%


Astrometry.net job: 4153218

RA center: 3h 46' 43"

DEC center: +24° 1' 4"

Pixel scale: 2.135 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.370 degrees

Field radius: 1.154 degrees


Resolution: 3115x2336

Locations: Bluff Creek Observatory, Coleman, MI, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

First light test of my ZWO ASI1600MC on the Apertura 60 FPL53 ED.

This was a test of the field flatness after moving my ASI1600MC and filter wheel to the 60ED. I measured extensions and filter wheel with my micrometer, added 6.5mm for the camera, then dialed up about 750 microns on the Apertura field flattener. This is the uncropped result using M45 as my test field. Dither was limited to just the normal drift.

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Description: Heavily reprocessed: *New Flats, Bias, Darks, Dark flats * Cosmetic corrections with 3 sigma dark cut to reduce patterned noise * Drizzle Integration 2X * PMCC * PS: Gaussian blur 3 px -Down Sample 2x - Topaz Adjust

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First Light Part1: Test of ASI1600MC on my Apertura 60 ED using M45, 



    
        

            David Redwine