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Contains:  Crescent nebula, NGC 6888
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ASI 294C Test, 





    
        

            Bob J
ASI 294C Test

ASI 294C Test

Technical card

Resolution: 2700x2498

Dates:June 11, 2019

Frames: 3x180"

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 64.20%

Astrometry.net job: 2743575

RA center: 303.117 degrees

DEC center: 38.362 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.544 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.876 degrees

Field radius: 0.789 degrees

Data source: Backyard

Description

I have been having an issue with my ZWO 294C with some real odd spots showing up that I could not remove with calibration. Thanks to Johny (SkyWatcher) the problem has been solved. It appears to have been frost on the camera window. I can't thank Johny enough for his expertise. This had ZWO stumped.

This image is a simple test of 3 subs at 180 seconds for a total of 9 minutes integration. No spots to be found. No calibration what so ever ....just cropped to removed the vignetting. Satellite trail not removed due to only being 3 subs and it was a heavy one.

The ZWO ASI 294C is a very sensitive OSC to pull out this nebula with only 9 minutes of integration.

Also I would like to add the the support from ZWO was way beyond my expectations. Sam runs a great company with great products and support!!!!!

ZWO owner for life!!!!

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Space_Oddity
Bob J
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ASI 294C Test, 





    
        

            Bob J