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NGC 3953 & NGC 3917, 



    
        

            Andrew Burwell
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NGC 3953 & NGC 3917

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NGC 3953 & NGC 3917, 



    
        

            Andrew Burwell
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NGC 3953 & NGC 3917

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI2600MC Pro

Mounts: 10Micron GM1000HPS

Guiding telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f8 RC

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174MM Mini

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67

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

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


Dates:Feb. 26, 2020

Frames: 200x120" (6h 40')

Integration: 6h 40'

Avg. Moon age: 2.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 7.26%


Astrometry.net job: 3282190

RA center: 11h 52' 11"

DEC center: +51° 59' 12"

Pixel scale: 0.682 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.018 degrees

Field radius: 0.690 degrees


Resolution: 6105x3970

Data source: Backyard

Description

I shot this in extremely poor seeing, but really wanted to get out the GSO 8" RC and put it through it's paces. I have some issues to work out that I was able to fix in post, but prefer to have them worked out on the front end.

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NGC 3953 & NGC 3917, 



    
        

            Andrew Burwell