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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  62 ksi Cyg, B355, NGC 6997, NGC 7000, NGC6997, NGC7000, North America Nebula, North America nebula, Sh2-117, The star ξCyg
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NGC7000 - CEM70 First Test, 



    
        

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NGC7000 - CEM70 First Test

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Evostar 80ED

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC Pro (cooled)

Mounts: iOptron CEM70

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS Optics TS 60/240

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM-S

Focal reducers: Skywatcher 0.85x Focal Reducer/Corrector

Software: Topaz Labs DenoiseAI  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2020  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: Optolong L-eNhance 2"


Dates:Aug. 28, 2020

Frames: 30x180"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.32%


Astrometry.net job: 3809409

RA center: 20h 58' 45"

DEC center: +44° 19' 41"

Pixel scale: 0.915 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 50.460 degrees

Field radius: 1.261 degrees


Resolution: 8208x5560

Data source: Backyard

Description

To test my brand new CEM70 mount I've shot a total of 90 minutes, which is definitely not enough for these kind of subject.
The idea was do a complete session with lights, flats and darks and see how the setup was behaving.
Since I'm pretty satisfied with the results, I will restart on NGC7000 with the new Moon, this time with proper spacing between the sensor and the flattener... and of course, more integration!

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NGC7000 - CEM70 First Test, 



    
        

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