Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M 97  ·  NGC 3587  ·  Owl nebula
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M97

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph

Imaging cameras: QSI 683 wsg-8

Mounts: AVX

Focal reducers: MPCC

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Orion SkyGlow 2" Imaging Filter


Dates:Feb. 16, 2014

Frames:
Astrodon 3nm Ha: 2x600" (20') bin 2x2
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 2x600" (20') bin 2x2
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 6x240" (24') bin 2x2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 6x240" (24') bin 2x2
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 6x240" (24') bin 2x2

Integration: 1h 52'

Avg. Moon age: 16.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 97.92%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 183717

RA center: 11h14m47s.0

DEC center: +55°0104

Pixel scale: 2.763 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 5.673 degrees

Field radius: 0.768 degrees


Resolution: 1600x1200

Description

Shot from the horrid light pollution of San Jose, under a quite full moon, but I couldn't wait to give my new camera a try out.

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