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            Chad Quandt
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M106

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TSA120

Imaging cameras: QSI-683wsg

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX

Guiding cameras: SBIG ST-i Mono

Software: Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  PixInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS4

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - LRGB 31mm

Accessory: Stellarvue 2.5" Field Flatterner


Dates:March 22, 2014March 23, 2014March 24, 2014

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - LRGB 31mm: 23x1200" (7h 40') -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance Gen2 E-Series - LRGB 31mm: 42x600" (7h) -30C bin 2x2

Integration: 14h 40'

Darks: ~8

Flats: ~16

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 21.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 56.22%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Temperature: 13.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 214865

RA center: 12h 17' 54"

DEC center: +47° 15' 57"

Pixel scale: 1.237 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.564 degrees

Field radius: 0.701 degrees


Resolution: 620x459

Locations: Backyard, Lemoore, CA, None

Description

My first image using a new camera and new processing software. While I have a long way to go, I think there is potential...

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M106, 



    
        

            Chad Quandt