Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4244  ·  NGC4244
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            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge
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NGC 4244

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            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge
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NGC 4244

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge 1100 HD

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI2400MC Pro

Mounts: Celestron CGX-L

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron OAG

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174MM

Software: Topaz Labs DenoiseAI  ·  Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy N.I.N.A. 1.10  ·  Aries Productions Astro Pixel Precessor v1.082  ·  Open PHD Guiding PHD2 2.6.9  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Topaz Labs Topaz Studio II  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2020

Filters: Optolong L-Pro 2"

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Ultimate Powerbox V2  ·  Celestron Focus Motor


Dates:March 15, 2021March 19, 2021

Frames:
Optolong L-Pro 2": 80x120" (2h 40') (gain: 160.00) -8C bin 1x1
Optolong L-Pro 2": 24x180" (1h 12') (gain: 160.00) -8C bin 1x1

Integration: 3h 52'

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~50

Flat darks: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 3.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.28%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00


Astrometry.net job: 4360521

RA center: 12h 17' 30"

DEC center: +37° 49' 5"

Pixel scale: 0.438 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -3.330 degrees

Field radius: 0.268 degrees


Resolution: 3686x2403

Locations: Home, The Colony, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

An experiment with shorter exposure subs in a heavily light polluted area. Given how washed out each sub was with the galaxy only very faintly visible, I was very pleased with this result.

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NGC 4244, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge