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Contains:  M 97, NGC 3587, Owl Nebula
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Testing the new Moravian G3 16200, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...
Testing the new Moravian G3 16200
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Testing the new Moravian G3 16200

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: C9.25

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G3-16200 Mark II

Mounts: 10 Micron GM1000 HPS

Guiding cameras: 10Micron HPS System

Software: Pixinsight

Filters: Baader Planetarium Ha 2" 7nm  ·  Baader Planetarium Hb 2" 8.5nm  ·  Baader Planetarium OIII 2" 8.5nm

Dates:April 4, 2020

Baader Planetarium Hb 2" 8.5nm: 45x600" bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Hb 2" 8.5nm: 21x300" -25C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium OIII 2" 8.5nm: 25x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 11.3 hours

Darks: ~40

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 10.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.67%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3390679

RA center: 11h 14' 47"

DEC center: +55° 1' 8"

Pixel scale: 0.511 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.428 degrees

Field radius: 0.331 degrees

Resolution: 3750x2772

Locations: Castenedolo, Castenedolo, Italy

Data source: Backyard


At home for Coronavirus Lockdown I have spare time for testing the new camera.
Under city sky with an almost full moon the result is decent.

It's a Halpha, OIII, Hbeta composition.

The Hbeta signal here is really really feeble



Edoardo Luca Radi...
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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Testing the new Moravian G3 16200, 


            Edoardo Luca Radi...