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Leo Triplet, 



    
        

            James R Potts
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Leo Triplet

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Leo Triplet, 



    
        

            James R Potts
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Leo Triplet

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Williams Optics GT81 APO GTF-81 Apo Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro one shot color camera

Mounts: Ioptron GEM 45 WO mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 60mm Guide scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MC Guide camera

Software: Astro Pixel Processor by Aries Stacking Software  ·  PhotoShop Creative Cloud online

Filters: ir/uv filter cut filter

Accessory: ZWO ASIAir Pro ASI AIR Pro


Dates:March 2, 2021

Frames:ir/uv filter cut filter: 220x120" (7h 20') (gain: 200.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 7h 20'

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~60

Avg. Moon age: 18.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 86.89%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00


Astrometry.net job: 4271915

RA center: 11h 19' 39"

DEC center: +13° 15' 3"

Pixel scale: 1.993 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -77.047 degrees

Field radius: 0.566 degrees


Resolution: 1661x1193

Locations: Prude Ranch, Ft. Davis, TX, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Finally able to get the scope out again after about a month cold cloudy weather. My first attempt at the Leo Triplet with an almost full moon.

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Leo Triplet, 



    
        

            James R Potts