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M45 Animation, 



    
        

            Elmiko
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M45 Animation

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astrotech 92 Triplet AT92mm f/5.5

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI071MC PRO CMOS OSC

Mounts: Orion Azeq Atlas pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASTRO TECH AT66ED Guiding

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: Astro Tech Field flattener

Software: Planetary Imaging Pre-Processor (PIPP)  ·  PixInsight  ·  Stark Labs pHD guiding PHD2  ·  EQMOD, Stellarium, Stellarium Scope, PHD, Backyard EOS, Astro Tortilla Nebulosity 4

Filters: Zwo Filter Drawer  ·  Optolong UV-IR

Accessory: Thousand Oaks Dew Controller  ·  Pegasus Astro Dual Motor Focus Controller Cube focuser


Dates:Dec. 15, 2020

Frames: 8x180"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.95%


Astrometry.net job: 4094278

RA center: 3h 46' 55"

DEC center: +24° 9' 4"

Pixel scale: 1.935 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 18.280 degrees

Field radius: 1.596 degrees


Resolution: 4944x3284

Locations: Picket Post Bortle 4, Superior, Arizona, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

Animation of 8 180sec. subframes. These were captured from the dark sky site, and were still used toward data for my recent M45 post. Amazing what clipping algorithms can accomplish!
I think they are satellites, because they continue through the next frame.

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M45 Animation, 



    
        

            Elmiko

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