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M106

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics ZenithStar 61

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 290MC

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ- EQ6-GT

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM-Mini

Software: PixInsight LE


Dates:June 5, 2019

Frames: 40x240" (2h 40') (gain: 150.00) 26C

Integration: 2h 40'

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 2.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.47%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 25.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3456091

RA center: 12h 19' 0"

DEC center: +47° 17' 52"

Pixel scale: 1.635 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 344.410 degrees

Field radius: 0.501 degrees


Resolution: 1923x1085

Locations: Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

So, after battling through several sessions to get the polar alignment right, all the calibrations, guiding, etc. then you think you will start getting nice longer exposure captures, but then you find out that the next thing that you are missing is dithering!

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