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Hickson 44

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astrotech 92 Triplet AT92mm f/5.5

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI071MC PRO CMOS OSC

Mounts: Orion Azeq Atlas pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASTRO TECH AT66ED Guiding

Guiding cameras: Orion star shoot auto guider Star Shoot AutoGuider

Software: PixInsight  ·  Stark Labs pHD guiding PHD2  ·  EQMOD, Stellarium, Stellarium Scope, PHD, Backyard EOS, Astro Tortilla Nebulosity 4

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter 2 inch Orion

Accessory: Thousand Oaks Dew Controller  ·  Pegasus Astro Dual Motor Focus Controller Cube focuser  ·  Astro-Tech ATFF2 field flattener


Dates:Jan. 5, 2020Jan. 6, 2020

Frames:Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter 2 inch Orion: 122x180" (6h 6') (gain: 90.00) -10C

Integration: 6h 6'

Darks: 30

Flats: 30

Bias: 50

Avg. Moon age: 9.93 days

Avg. Moon phase: 75.64%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00


RA center: 10h17m59s.727

DEC center: +21°5528.33

Pixel scale: 0.974 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.160 degrees

Field radius: 0.868 degrees

More info:Open 


Resolution: 5320x3587

Locations: Home backyard red turning white zone Bortle 8, Gilbert, Az, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Hickson 44 is a group of four 10.5 mag. galaxies found in the "nape" of Leo. They lie 79 Mly away.

This is my second image captured with the new ZWO camera. This image was very conservatively processed. I'm really liking this camera! Should have noted seeing 7/10

Mike

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Description: Reprocess from scratch. Cropped in for a closer look. Denoised a bit. Mike

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