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            Giovanni Vandelannoote
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            Giovanni Vandelannoote
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Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI1600MM Pro
Mounts
SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro
Filters
ZWO B 31mm · ZWO G 31mm · ZWO R 31mm · ZWO Luminance 31mm
Accessories
ZWO EAF · OAG · ZWO EFW 7x31mm
Software
Pleaides Astrophoto Pixinsight 1.8.5 Ripley
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED

Acquisition details

Dates:
Feb. 12, 2021 ·  Feb. 13, 2021
Frames:
ZWO B 31mm: 30x120" (1h) (gain: 78.00) -15°C bin 1x1
ZWO G 31mm: 30x120" (1h) (gain: 78.00) -15°C bin 1x1
ZWO Luminance 31mm: 540x60" (9h) (gain: 78.00) -15°C bin 1x1
ZWO R 31mm: 30x120" (1h) (gain: 78.00) -15°C bin 1x1
Integration:
12h
Darks:
100
Flats:
50
Avg. Moon age:
1.20 days
Avg. Moon phase:
1.87%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4315309

RA center: 12h27m57s.8

DEC center: +13°1709

Pixel scale: 1.903 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 233.362 degrees

Field radius: 1.505 degrees

Resolution: 4565x3405

Data source: Backyard

Description

I was happy to get some much needed extra data on this field. A total lack of color is what this field feels like. I've tried hard (exaggerated really) with the blues to get some color in the picture. I like how it turned out, but apologize for the probably deceptive colors.

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Markarian's Chain, 



    
        

            Giovanni Vandelannoote