Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Contains:  M 22  ·  NGC 6656
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M22, 



    
        

            George Varouhakis
M22
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M22

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M22, 



    
        

            George Varouhakis
M22
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M22

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC 8"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MMC

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT AZ EQ6- GT

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  PixInsight Pisinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon LRGB


Frames:
Astrodon LRGB: 320x30" (2h 40') -15C bin 1x1
Astronomic CLS-CCD: 173x60" (2h 53') -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 5h 33'

Darks: ~16

Flats: ~16

Bias: ~25

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2822513

RA center: 18h 36' 21"

DEC center: -23° 55' 1"

Pixel scale: 1.278 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 120.247 degrees

Field radius: 0.547 degrees


Resolution: 2500x1806

Locations: Backyard, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

It's been a while but I have finally had some time to set up my rig properly.

Here's my first attempt at a globular cluster, M22.

Image stacked in PI and processed in Photoshop. I have enhanced the stars in photoshop to add a little interest and colour to the image.

Enjoy, cheers.

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M22, 



    
        

            George Varouhakis

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