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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  IC 1296, IC1296, M 57, M57, NGC 6720, PK063+13.1, Ring Nebula, Ring nebula
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M57 with a MAK180!, 


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M57 with a MAK180!

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Mak 150/1800

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM Cooled Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Stellardrive

Software: SGPro  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley

Filters: ZWO S-II 7nm  ·  ZWO O-III 7nm  ·  ZWO HAlpha 7nm

Accessory: ZWO 8 Position EFW

Dates:May 27, 2020

ZWO HAlpha 7nm: 22x180" (gain: 300.00) -20C bin 3x3
ZWO O-III 7nm: 21x180" (gain: 300.00) -20C bin 3x3
ZWO S-II 7nm: 21x180" (gain: 300.00) -20C bin 3x3

Integration: 3.2 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~25

Flat darks: ~25

Avg. Moon age: 4.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.48%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00 job: 3572178

RA center: 18h 53' 34"

DEC center: +33° 1' 48"

Pixel scale: 0.895 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -84.663 degrees

Field radius: 0.233 degrees

Resolution: 1477x1158

Data source: Backyard


I wanted to try a PN with the Mak 180. Not a great idea but it was fun to test it against M57.
Around 1h per channel at Bin 3 (0.9"/px).
Well, some structures are visible but the F/D of 14-ish is really hurting.

I'll leave the Mak for the Moon and planets :)



License: Attribution Creative Commons

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M57 with a MAK180!,