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NGC5907 - Splinter Galaxy, 


NGC5907 - Splinter Galaxy
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NGC5907 - Splinter Galaxy

Technical card

Dates:Feb. 4, 2020

Frames: 57x120" (gain: 120.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.9 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~48

Avg. Moon age: 9.66 days

Avg. Moon phase: 73.32%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: -3.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3226086

RA center: 15h 15' 54"

DEC center: +56° 19' 26"

Pixel scale: 0.399 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 296.603 degrees

Field radius: 0.452 degrees

Resolution: 7112x4012

Locations: backyard, wokingham, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


This was an evening where i was just trying new things

wasted an hour messing about with imaging train (wanted to try without the reducer) and could not find focus. Next time i will try and get things ready in the day. The whole process was hindered by the majority of the night being cloud filled
Put Focal Reducer back in and found focus - and used APT's auto focus feature, which once i understood how to use is very neat - no need for guess work with bahtinov mask (although bathinov mask is still such an awesome, simple invention)

some of these more distant galaxies i want to try without reducer - and possibly a 2xBarlow



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NGC5907 - Splinter Galaxy,