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Carina Nebula, 



    
        

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Carina Nebula

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Carina Nebula, 



    
        

            Matt Hughes
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Carina Nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600M

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP 1100 GTO AE

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Autoguider X2

Software: PHD Guiding 2 PHD 2  ·  N.I.N.A.

Filters: Astrodon 50mm 3nm Ha  ·  Astrodon 50mm Blue  ·  Astrodon 50mm Green  ·  Astrodon 50mm Red  ·  Astrodon 50mm Luminance

Accessory: Astrodon MMOAG  ·  Moonlite Nitecrawler WR35  ·  Finger Lake Instruments CL-1-10


Dates:March 12, 2020March 14, 2020March 21, 2020March 26, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon 50mm 3nm Ha: 26x300" (2h 10') (gain: 60.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon 50mm Blue: 25x300" (2h 5') (gain: 60.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon 50mm Green: 25x300" (2h 5') (gain: 60.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon 50mm Luminance: 26x300" (2h 10') (gain: 26.00) -15C bin 1x1
Astrodon 50mm Red: 26x300" (2h 10') (gain: 30.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 10h 40'

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~25

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 16.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.66%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 3669193

RA center: 10h 41' 35"

DEC center: -59° 21' 46"

Pixel scale: 1.458 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.263 degrees

Field radius: 2.264 degrees


Resolution: 9366x6108

Locations: Home, Gisborne, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is the first image with the QHY600M my first CMOS camera. Lots of trial and error with Gain and Offset. I have moved to Class 4 skies.

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