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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster, Cone nebula, NGC 2264, The star 15Mon
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Christmas Tree Cluster - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - LRGB, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
Christmas Tree Cluster - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - LRGB
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Christmas Tree Cluster - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - LRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Mesu Optics Mesu-Mount 200 Mk2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon BLUE 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon GREEN 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon RED 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance  ·  Astrodon LUM 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance

Accessory: Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Feathertouch 2" focuser  ·  QHYCCD QHYCFW3-7 Poistion 50mm


Dates:Jan. 26, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon BLUE 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance: 10x300" (gain: 26.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon GREEN 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance: 15x300" (gain: 26.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon LUM 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance: 10x240" (gain: 26.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon RED 50mm - Gen2 E -Series Tru-Balance: 8x300" (gain: 26.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.4 hours

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 1.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.51%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3210455

RA center: 6h 41' 1"

DEC center: +10° 7' 22"

Pixel scale: 0.722 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.208 degrees

Field radius: 1.144 degrees


Resolution: 9539x6252

Locations: Starbase Walden, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Data source: Backyard

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Eric Walden
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Christmas Tree Cluster - QHY600 - Esprit 150 - LRGB, 



    
        

            Eric Walden