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First Light on the Pelican, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...
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First Light on the Pelican

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 110 Triplet APO

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G3-16200 Mark II

Mounts: 10 Micron GM1000 HPS

Guiding cameras: 10Micron HPS System

Focal reducers: William Optics 0.8x FR/FF Type IV

Software: Pixinsight

Filters: Baader Planetarium Ha 2" 7nm

Dates:June 29, 2019

Frames:Baader Planetarium Ha 2" 7nm: 18x300" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.5 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 26.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.31%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Mean SQM: 18.00

Astrometry.net job: 2773465

RA center: 20h 50' 51"

DEC center: +44° 0' 4"

Pixel scale: 1.978 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.207 degrees

Field radius: 1.534 degrees

Resolution: 3546x4470

Locations: Castenedolo, Castenedolo, Italy

Data source: Backyard


Here my first light with my New Moravian G3 16200 camera.

Only a very fast test to assess if the new camera is working fine.

I'm very happy of the result, even with a relatively short exposure (90 mins) under a heavily light polluted sky



Edoardo Luca Radi...
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First Light on the Pelican, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...

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