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M104, 



    
        

            Andreas Eleftheriou
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M104

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED Super APO Triplet Esprit 150ED Super APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO asi 2600 MC

Mounts: Software Bisque MYT

Software: Topaz Denoise AI  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool  ·  Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  DeepSkyStacker Deep Sky Stacker (DSS)

Accessory: Moonlite Nitecrawler 2.5


Dates:May 28, 2020

Frames: 200x150"

Integration: 8.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.16%


Astrometry.net job: 3634888

RA center: 12h 39' 58"

DEC center: -11° 37' 20"

Pixel scale: 0.719 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.475 degrees

Field radius: 0.235 degrees


Resolution: 1894x1402

Locations: my balcony, Limassol, Cyprus

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my first time on this beautiful galaxy. I had 3 nights with good seeing and no clouds, I manage to collect about 10 hours of data. After a frame selection process I decided to use the best 80% of them.

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Revisions

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B

Description: Cropped frame on revision C

C

Description: Cropped frame

D

Description: re-framed

E

Description: slight sharpening and background noise reduction using Starnet++ PI module and DeNoise AI

F

Description: Colour enhancement

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