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RASA8 First Light

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 8" F/2.0 Astrograph

Imaging cameras: ASI1600mm Pro

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO CP3

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astromania 60mm F/4.0 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5II-M

Software: Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Filters: Astronomik 12nm Ha 2"

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor For SCT And EdgeHD  ·  Kingdel NC860 (i7-8550U)



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3100161

RA center: 5h 41' 4"

DEC center: -2° 31' 22"

Pixel scale: 1.969 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.994 degrees

Field radius: 1.562 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1372

Locations: Backyard, Coppell, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

First light test images

- ASI1600mm-Pro, gain 139, 90s each light frame
- No calibration frames

Targets and Integration Lengths

- NGC2264, 2.625 hours
- IC434, 1.725 hours
- IC1805, 2.3 hours
- IC2177, 3.025 hours
- NGC 281, 1.5 hours
- NGC 1499, 1.9 hours
- NGC 2244, 1.5 hours

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License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons
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D

Description: IC1805, 2.3 hours, Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm 2-inch

E

Description: IC2177, 3.025 hours, Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm 2-inch

F

Description: NGC 281, 1.5 hours, Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm 2-inch

G

Description: NGC 1499, 1.9 hours, Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm 2-inch

H

Description: NGC 2244, 1.5 hours, Astronomik H-Alpha 12nm 2-inch

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