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NGC 2403 Luminance, 


            Alan Hancox
NGC 2403 Luminance
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NGC 2403 Luminance

Technical card

Dates:March 20, 2020

Frames: 100x120" (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.3 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~100

Flat darks: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 26.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.26%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3336889

RA center: 7h 36' 52"

DEC center: +65° 34' 8"

Pixel scale: 1.848 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.574 degrees

Field radius: 1.389 degrees

Resolution: 4256x3339

Locations: Alan Hancox, Leigh/Greater Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


First image in weeks due to poor weather and only my second timeout using the 1600 mm pro!!!

So here we have NGC 2403 using my L pro filter. Not the best of targets for a 65mm scope!!

100 x 120 secs. Gain 139 offset 21. 50 darks / 100 flats / 100 dark flats.

Captured using the following...

TS 65 Quad / zwo asi 1600 mm pro / HEQ5 Pro / Optolong L pro filter. Guiding via QHY5 / finderscope combo.

Image captured using APT. Stacked in DSS. Processed in Pix Insight.

Thanks for looking



Alan Hancox
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NGC 2403 Luminance, 


            Alan Hancox