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NGC 1977 with Samuel, 


            Salvatore Iovene
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NGC 1977 with Samuel

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO RC8

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2-1600

Mounts: 10Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding telescopes or lenses: GSO RC8

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: CCDT67

Software: PixInsight  ·  GIMP  ·  CCDCommander  ·  Software Bisque TheSky6

Filters: R  ·  B  ·  G

Accessory: Baader SteelTrack Focuser  ·  Teleskop-Service TS OAG 27

Dates:Nov. 13, 2013Nov. 15, 2013

G: 54x300" -20C bin 2x2
L: 8x900" bin 1x1
R: 17x300" -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 7.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 11.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 89.08%

Astrometry.net job: 3363287

RA center: 5h 35' 16"

DEC center: -4° 48' 28"

Pixel scale: 1.165 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -31.149 degrees

Field radius: 0.326 degrees

Resolution: 1679x1119

Locations: Remote observatory at Astrocamp, Nerpio, Spain


This image was acquired in conjunction with Samuel Díaz. He acquired the luminance data with his GSO RC10, Atik 4000 and Paramount MX, while I acquired the color data as detailed in the technical card.



Salvatore Iovene
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NGC 1977 with Samuel, 


            Salvatore Iovene