Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Centaurus (Cen)  ·  Contains:  NGC 5139  ·  Omega Centauri

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    Omega Centauri, IFN and small galaxies, 



    
        

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    Omega Centauri, IFN and small galaxies
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    Omega Centauri, IFN and small galaxies

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

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 155mm f7.6 StarFire EDF

    Imaging cameras: Morovian G4-16000

    Mounts: Skywatcher EQ8 pro

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 155mm f7.6 StarFire EDF

    Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar mono

    Focal reducers: Astro-Physics 4''

    Software: Sequence Generator Pro

    Filters: Baader Blue  ·  Baader Green  ·  Baader Red  ·  Baader Luminance

    Accessory: Pierro Astro Skycenter  ·  Skymeca OAG Skytrack 3''


    Dates:April 28, 2020May 3, 2020May 6, 2020May 19, 2020

    Frames:
    Baader Blue: 26x300" -20C bin 1x1
    Baader Green: 26x300" -20C bin 1x1
    Baader Luminance: 104x300" -20C bin 1x1
    Baader Red: 26x300" -20C bin 1x1

    Integration: 15.2 hours

    Darks: ~50

    Flats: ~21

    Bias: ~500

    Avg. Moon age: 13.87 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 53.20%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 3766998

    RA center: 13h 26' 46"

    DEC center: -47° 28' 55"

    Pixel scale: 1.533 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 89.694 degrees

    Field radius: 1.233 degrees


    Resolution: 4096x4096

    Locations: Deep Sky Chile, Pichasca, Chile

    Data source: Amateur hosting facility

    Remote source: DeepSkyChile

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    Omega Centauri, IFN and small galaxies, 



    
        

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