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M42, 



    
        

            Amir H. Abolfath
M42
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M42, 



    
        

            Amir H. Abolfath
M42
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Equipment

Acquisition details

Frames:
B: 12×180(36′) -30°C bin 1×1
B: 10×30(5′) -30°C bin 1×1
Baader H-Alpha 36mm 7nm: 16×600(2h 40′) -30°C bin 1×1
Baader L: 10×15(2′ 30″) bin 1×1
Baader L: 65×180(3h 15′) -30°C bin 1×1
Baader L: 10×60(10′) -30°C bin 1×1
G: 12×180(36′) -30°C bin 1×1
G: 10×30(5′) -30°C bin 1×1
R: 12×180(36′) -30°C bin 1×1
R: 10×30(5′) -30°C bin 1×1
Integration:
8h 10′ 30″
Darks:
17
Flats:
40
Flat darks:
40
Bias:
4000

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3603928

RA center: 05h35m00s.5

DEC center: -05°2204

Pixel scale: 3.737 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 76.680 degrees

Field radius: 1.857 degrees

Resolution: 2866x2140

File size: 2.6 MB

Data source: Traveller

Description

Optic: VIXEN VSD100 at f3

Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX

Camera: SBIG STF8300M

Filters: Baader Ha(7nm) LRGB

Guider: SBIG STi on 60mm GuideScope

Exposure:

Ha:16x600s

L: 10x15s, 10x60s, 65x180s

R:10x30s, 12x180s

G:10x30s, 12x180s

B:10x30s, 12x180s

Binning: All 1x1

Calibration: Flats, Dark, Dark Flat, Bias

CCD Sensor Temp: -30c

Dithering: Yes

Software: TheSkyX, ImagesPlus, Registar, PixInsight, Photoshop

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            Amir H. Abolfath
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            Amir H. Abolfath

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