Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Canes Venatici (CVn)  ·  Contains:  NGC 4485  ·  NGC 4490
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Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 8

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI071MC Pro

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron Finderscope 9x50  ·  Celestron EdgeHD 8

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MC  ·  ZWO ASI 120mm Mini

Focal reducers: Celestron .7x Focal Reducer

Software: PHD2 Guiding  ·  Carte Du Ciel Cartes du Ciel 4.0  ·  APT  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  NINA - Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy  ·  SharpCap Pro 3.2

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor for SCT


Dates:March 20, 2020March 21, 2020March 30, 2020

Frames: 44x600" (7h 20') (gain: 90.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 7h 20'

Darks: 20

Flats: 50

Bias: 25

Avg. Moon age: 19.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.16%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 9.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3372680

RA center: 12h30m35s.3

DEC center: +41°3740

Pixel scale: 0.668 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.037 degrees

Field radius: 0.531 degrees


Resolution: 4753x3191

Data source: Backyard

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