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First attempt on M45..., 



    
        

            Claudio Tenreiro
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First attempt on M45...

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
First attempt on M45..., 



    
        

            Claudio Tenreiro
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First attempt on M45...

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Software: GIMP 2.10.18  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto Pixinsight 1.8 pixinsight 1.85


Dates:Nov. 13, 2020

Frames: 30x60" (30')

Integration: 30'

Avg. Moon age: 27.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.49%


Astrometry.net job: 4066902

RA center: 3h 47' 6"

DEC center: +24° 8' 41"

Pixel scale: 1.231 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -178.077 degrees

Field radius: 0.878 degrees


Resolution: 4052x3152

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: Insight Observatory

Description

Firts attempt on this well known object, using the 16" f3.75 Dream astrograph reflector at Insight Observatory.

LRGB with exposures 15/5/5/5 minutes each, Baader filters.

This is just a first try on processing M44 so many things to improve...

Comments

Revisions

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B

Description: Better view of nebula structure.

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C

Description: A change in the workflow did allow to explore better the details of the nebula keeping the stars not so bright. Next time I will introduce changes in the acquisition time.

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Sky plot

Sky plot

Histogram

First attempt on M45..., 



    
        

            Claudio Tenreiro