Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 7640  ·  NGC7640  ·  PGC3088080
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NGC 7640 - 8" RC, 



    
        

            Andrew Burwell
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NGC 7640 - 8" RC

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f8 RC

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Celestron CGX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f8 RC

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MM Mini

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67

Software: Kstars/Ekos  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Adobe Photoship CC 2018  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance Blue E-Series Gen 2 31mm  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Green E-Series Gen 2 31mm  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Red E-Series Gen 2 31mm  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Luminance E-Series Gen 2 31mm

Accessory: MoonLite CSL 2.5" Focuser with High Res Stepper Motor


Dates:Oct. 22, 2019

Frames: 545x120"

Integration: 18.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.09%


Astrometry.net job: 3007432

RA center: 23h 22' 5"

DEC center: +40° 50' 41"

Pixel scale: 0.692 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 96.840 degrees

Field radius: 0.534 degrees


Resolution: 4531x3223

Locations: Home Observatory, Pearland, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

First light on an 8" GSO RC. Seeing was poor, and I had an average FWHM of around 5-6. But still wanted to get out and get an image over a string of 3 clear nights.

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NGC 7640 - 8" RC, 



    
        

            Andrew Burwell