Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Aquila (Aql)  ·  Contains:  The star Altair (αAql)  ·  The star ξAql
Altair first light test, 


Altair first light test
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Altair first light test

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Equinox 80ED

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron C6XLT

Guiding cameras: QHY8L

Software: photoshop  ·  DeepSkyStacker

Dates:July 2, 2013

Frames: 9x300" (gain: 11.00) -10C

Integration: 0.8 hours

Darks: ~8

Flats: ~7

Avg. Moon age: 24.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.80%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 84875

RA center: 19h 50' 42"

DEC center: +8° 57' 3"

Pixel scale: 3.221 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -98.304 degrees

Field radius: 1.638 degrees

Resolution: 620x416


This is just a test shop with the new mount and CCD.
calibration and stacking of 9xlights, 8xdarks and 7 flats.
Just a litle stretch on the hystogram.No filters used.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Altair first light test,