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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy

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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 6" RC

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Mounts: HEQ5 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm GuideScope

Software: PixInsight

Filters: IDAS LPS D1


Dates:May 31, 2019

Frames:IDAS LPS D1: 24x300" (2h) bin 2x2

Integration: 2h

Darks: ~60

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 26.57 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.60%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Astrometry.net job: 2722631

RA center: 14h 3' 6"

DEC center: +54° 19' 5"

Pixel scale: 0.710 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -23.272 degrees

Field radius: 0.581 degrees


Resolution: 4909x3256

Locations: Home, Randolph, NJ, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Testing GSO RC6 with 2x2 binned ASI camera. I like the resolution but there's a lot of noise.

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M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy, 



    
        

            zagers