Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 77  ·  NGC 1055  ·  NGC 1068  ·  NGC 1072
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M 77 and NGC 1055, 


            Robert Eder
M 77 and NGC 1055
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M 77 and NGC 1055

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher 200/1000 Reflector Black Daimond

Imaging cameras: Canon 600Da

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ-5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Finderscope 9X50

Guiding cameras: Altair Astro GP CAM AR0130C

Focal reducers: SkyWatcher Synta Coma Corrector

Software: PHD2  ·  APT  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Astra Image  ·  Astronomy Tools Action Set  ·  SharpCap3Pro  ·  Photoshop

Filters: Astronomik L2 UV/IR Block

Accessory: Sky-Watcher Motor EQ5 RA/DEC

Dates:Oct. 24, 2019

118x180" ISO800
20x60" ISO800

Integration: 6.2 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 25.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.33%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3245975

RA center: 2h 42' 14"

DEC center: +0° 14' 13"

Pixel scale: 1.318 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 346.862 degrees

Field radius: 0.616 degrees

Resolution: 2326x2431

Locations: Hohe Wand, Wildgehege, Austria

Data source: Traveller


These two beautiful galaxies were my main objects that night. Imaging was difficult because the seeing changed a lot. But processing was surprisingly easy. 🙂



Robert Eder

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M 77 and NGC 1055, 


            Robert Eder