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Contains:  NGC 4236, The star 4Dra, The star 6Dra, The star κDra
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NGC 4236 in Draco (MGEN3 star-test), 



    
        

            Gabriel Siegl
NGC 4236 in Draco (MGEN3 star-test)
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NGC 4236 in Draco (MGEN3 star-test)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon 130D

Imaging cameras: Canon 6D modified

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Lacerta MGEN 3

Software: Pleaides PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CS6


Dates:May 21, 2020

Frames: 82x180" ISO800

Integration: 4.1 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 28.38 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.50%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3542547

RA center: 12h 16' 41"

DEC center: +69° 27' 28"

Pixel scale: 4.758 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 180.104 degrees

Field radius: 2.780 degrees


Resolution: 3500x2333

Locations: Hohe Wand - Waldeggerhaus, Miesenbach, Niederösterreich, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

Actually it should have been just a test run of my new MGEN3. Contrary to all weather forecasts I went optimistically to one of my favourite astrolocations - the Hohe Wand. I figured if it only stays clear for an hour to test it, I'm happy. Fortunately, the clear weather lasted until dawn, so in the end it was almost 4. 5 hours of this beautiful galaxy in Draco. I can tell you, the MGEN3 with its multistar guiding really delivers perfectly round stars and runs like clockwork.
For demonstration purposes I have added a Luminance version with a DynamicPSF- See version C.
I am very happy with this device. CS

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GabrielSiegl
Gabriel Siegl
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    NGC 4236 in Draco (MGEN3 star-test), 



    
        

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B

Description: Annotated version

C

Description: Luminance version with dynamicPSF

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NGC 4236 in Draco (MGEN3 star-test), 



    
        

            Gabriel Siegl