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Messier 44, 



    
        

            Chris Lasley
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Messier 44

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Messier 44, 



    
        

            Chris Lasley
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Messier 44

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 203mm f/4.9 Newtonian

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Software: Aries Productions Astro Pixel Precessor  ·  Seqence Generator Pro  ·  PHD 2  ·  Photoshop

Filters: Baader UV/IR Cut

Accessory: OAG  ·  Televue Paracor Type II  ·  Optec FocusLynx  ·  Starlight Instruments Feathertouch focuser


Dates:Jan. 18, 2020

Frames: 60x15" (15') (gain: 120.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 15'

Avg. Moon age: 23.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.48%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 3195208

RA center: 8h 40' 2"

DEC center: +19° 42' 46"

Pixel scale: 0.827 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.706 degrees

Field radius: 1.177 degrees


Resolution: 7244x7246

Locations: River Ridge Observatory (RRO), Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

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Messier 44



Messier 44 taken with an Orion 203mm f/4.9 Newtonian, Paracorr II, and ZWO ASI294MC Pro. Six pane mosaic. Each pane is a total of 60 x 15 second frames at 120 gain. Frames captured in Sequence Generator Pro and processed with Astro Pixel Processor, PixInsight, and Photoshop.

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Messier 44, 



    
        

            Chris Lasley