Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ara (Ara)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6188  ·  NGC 6193
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Fighting Dragons of Ara and the Dragon's Egg in Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Tim Looi
Fighting Dragons of Ara and the Dragon's Egg in Hubble Palette
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Fighting Dragons of Ara and the Dragon's Egg in Hubble Palette

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Fighting Dragons of Ara and the Dragon's Egg in Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Tim Looi
Fighting Dragons of Ara and the Dragon's Egg in Hubble Palette
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Fighting Dragons of Ara and the Dragon's Egg in Hubble Palette

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Sharpstar Optics SharpStar CF-80II EDT
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM-PRO
Mounts
Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro GoTo
Filters
ZWO LRGB filter set · ZWO 1.25" 7nm SII · ZWO 1.25" 7nm Ha · ZWO 1.25" 7nm OIII
Accessories
ZWO 8 Position EFW 1.25 · SharpStar 2.5'' Field Flattener · Pegasus Astro Pocket Powerbox · Pegasus Astro Focus Cube Focuscube v1
Software
SharpCap Pro Sharpcap Polar Align · Phd2 · Astro Pixel Processor APP · SGPro - EQmod - PHD2 - Platesolve2
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
QHYCCD Guidescope 130mm
Guiding Cameras
ZWO 120MM MINI

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 15, 2019
Frames:
100x300" (8h 20')
Integration:
8h 20'
Avg. Moon age:
13.45 days
Avg. Moon phase:
98.06%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2811347

RA center: 16h38m16s.3

DEC center: -48°3419

Pixel scale: 1.540 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.682 degrees

Field radius: 1.133 degrees

Resolution: 3374x4080

Data source: Backyard

Description

First light with the Sharpstar CF80/500 triplet APO taken during full moon over 3 nights from Bortle 6 skies to test out the OTA with the field flatenner and the Pegasus Astro Focuscube.

Imaged with SGPro and ZWO asi1600mm pro at Unity Gain -20'c

Monday - 30x 300" Ha, 30x flats

Tues -30x 300" Oiii, 30x flats

Weds - 40 x 300" Sii, 40x flats

20x Darks, 20x Bias

Cropped out 15% of the bottom

Clear Skies :-)

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Fighting Dragons of Ara and the Dragon's Egg in Hubble Palette, 



    
        

            Tim Looi