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Abell 2151 (inspired by Sky-watcher Johny), 



    
        

            Ivan Nair
Abell 2151 (inspired by Sky-watcher Johny)
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Abell 2151 (inspired by Sky-watcher Johny)

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Abell 2151 (inspired by Sky-watcher Johny), 



    
        

            Ivan Nair
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Abell 2151 (inspired by Sky-watcher Johny)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskop-Service ONTC 8" f/4 Newton

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600 MM Cool

Mounts: iOptron CEM 60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Teleskop-Service ONTC 8" f/4 Newton

Filters: Astrodon B 1.25"  ·  Astrodon G 1.25"  ·  Astrodon R 1.25"  ·  Astrodon Lum 1.25"

Accessory: APM 1.5 Coma Correcting Barlow  ·  Robert Brown Arduino ASCOM Focuser Pro2 DIY


Dates:May 28, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon B 1.25": 40x120" (1h 20') (gain: 77.00) -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon G 1.25": 40x120" (1h 20') (gain: 77.00) -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum 1.25": 119x60" (1h 59') (gain: 77.00) -10C bin 1x1
Astrodon R 1.25": 40x120" (1h 20') (gain: 77.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 5h 59'

Darks: 40

Flats: 40

Flat darks: 40

Avg. Moon age: 5.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.16%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3589138

RA center: 16h05m11s.3

DEC center: +17°4456

Pixel scale: 0.648 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 201.666 degrees

Field radius: 0.509 degrees


Resolution: 4584x3300

Data source: Backyard

Description

This was a target I had only heard about when I saw Sky-watcher Johny's image. I certainly tried my best to bring out the tiny faint galaxies and it pales in comparison to his image.

Johny's image is here: https://www.astrobin.com/e9k982/?nc=all

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Abell 2151 (inspired by Sky-watcher Johny), 



    
        

            Ivan Nair