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Large Magellanic Cloud LRGB

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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Large Magellanic Cloud LRGB

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Software: Aries Productions Astro Pixel Processor 1.082


Dates:Nov. 9, 2020

Frames: 15x168" (42')

Integration: 42'

Avg. Moon age: 23.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.87%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4299556

RA center: 5h 22' 25"

DEC center: -69° 42' 57"

Pixel scale: 3.501 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 103.853 degrees

Field radius: 2.347 degrees


Resolution: 2680x4015

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope

Description

First attempt imaging remotely an object I'll never see from home. What a great starfield with the gorgeous Tarantula Nebula!

Telescope 12 (decommissioned meanwhile):

OTA: Takahashi FSQ ED, Petzval Apochromat Astrograph

Aperture: 106mm

Focal Length: 530mm

F/Ratio: f/5.0

Guiding: Internal - Off Axis MOAG

Mount: Paramount PME

CCD: FLI Microline 11002 (-25°C)

QE: 50% Peak - Monochrome

Full Well: 60,000e- Anti Blooming Gate

Dark Current: 0.004 e-/pixel/sec. @ -35º C

Gain: 0.80

Pixel Size: 9µm Square

Resolution: 3.5 arc-secs/pixel

Lum 6x240sec, Bin1

Red 3x120sec, Bin2

Green 3x120sec, Bin2

Blue 3X120sec, Bin2

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Large Magellanic Cloud LRGB, 



    
        

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