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Contains:  M 65, M 66, NGC 3623, NGC 3627, NGC 3628
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Leo Trip in a crappy Bortle 7, 


            Daniel Hightower
Leo Trip in a crappy Bortle 7
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Leo Trip in a crappy Bortle 7

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ106EDX4

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Pro

Mounts: Orion HDX110

Guiding telescopes or lenses: PrimaLuceLab 60mm CompactGuide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174Mini

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripely  ·  Cartes du Ciel Carte Du Ciel 3.10

Filters: Baader Planetarium Luminance 2"  ·  Baader Planetarium RGB 2"

Dates:April 22, 2020April 23, 2020

Baader Planetarium Luminance 2": 967x30" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium RGB 2": 600x30" (gain: 75.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 13.1 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 14.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.24%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3453914

RA center: 11h 20' 29"

DEC center: +13° 19' 19"

Pixel scale: 1.479 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.587 degrees

Field radius: 0.941 degrees

Resolution: 3088x3384

Data source: Backyard


New baby and a new move to a Bortle 7 means my astrophotography takes a hit.



Daniel Hightower
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Leo Trip in a crappy Bortle 7, 


            Daniel Hightower