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Dark Shark Nebula  WIP, 



    
        

            Carastro
Dark Shark Nebula  WIP
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Dark Shark Nebula WIP

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Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2841395

RA center: 22h 7' 44"

DEC center: +73° 10' 58"

Pixel scale: 2.798 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 7.379 degrees

Field radius: 1.358 degrees


Resolution: 2726x2188

Data source: Traveller

Description

I had several equipment problems spread over two nights at camp, one of which I only resolved just over an hour before dawn on the second night. The PA had somehow slipped causing me elongated stars, it was perfectly aligned with polemaster first night, but I think perhaps the tripod legs might not have been spread 100% and had possibly slipped. Never happened before.

I managed to retrieve the shorter RGB stars but only managed to get 1 hour 10 minutes luminance of 600secs on this so this is definitely a work in progress.

10 hours clear sky, almost 8 3/4 wasted!!!!

WOZS71
Atik460EX and x 0.8 FR
HEQ5
Lum 7 x 600secs
red 7 x 150secs binned
Green and Blue 5 x 150secs binned each

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Dark Shark Nebula  WIP, 



    
        

            Carastro