Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  M40  ·  NGC 4284  ·  NGC 4290  ·  NGC4284  ·  NGC4290
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Messier 40 with EdgeHD 8", 



    
        

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Messier 40 with EdgeHD 8"

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge 8 HD

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC PRO ZWO ASI 294 MC PRO

Mounts: Celestron ADVANCED VX

Focal reducers: Celestron 0.7x Focal Reducer

Software: SharpCap 3.X Pro  ·  PixInsight 1.8


Dates:March 27, 2020

Frames: 450x8" (gain: 300.00) -12C

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~64

Flats: ~128

Bias: ~128

Avg. Moon age: 2.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.47%


Astrometry.net job: 3363751

RA center: 12h 21' 45"

DEC center: +58° 6' 1"

Pixel scale: 0.911 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 177.041 degrees

Field radius: 0.358 degrees


Resolution: 2261x1696

Locations: Home, Rabenau, Hessen, Germany

Data source: Traveller

Description

My attempt at this famous Messier-object.

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Messier 40 with EdgeHD 8", 



    
        

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