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M42 and Sh279 in LRGB, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
M42 and Sh279 in LRGB
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M42 and Sh279 in LRGB

M42 and Sh279 in LRGB, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath
M42 and Sh279 in LRGB
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M42 and Sh279 in LRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120ED Super APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: William Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Software: DeepSkyStacker (DSS) deepskystacker  ·  PixInsight  ·  PHD 2  ·  APT  ·  Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600  ·  ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600

Accessory: Orion Dew Zapper Orion Controller and Heating Bands


Dates:Feb. 20, 2020

Frames:
ZWO B 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 3x300" (15') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO G 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 3x300" (15') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO L 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 3x300" (15') (gain: 130.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO R 1.25" optimized for ASI1600: 3x300" (15') (gain: 139.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 1h

Darks: 80

Flats: 80

Bias: 400

Avg. Moon age: 26.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.19%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 14.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3275471

RA center: 05h35m30s

DEC center: -05°1312

Pixel scale: 0.909 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.276 degrees

Field radius: 0.737 degrees


Resolution: 4656x3520

Locations: Home Observatory, Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

M42 and Sh279 in LRGB.

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M42 and Sh279 in LRGB, 



    
        

            Mark Forteath