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Southern Jewels | 3-Panel Mosaic in HaRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Rokinon 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5300 Full Spectrum Modified

Mounts: Sky-Watcher Star Adventuer

Software: QHYCCD Polemaster Software  ·  Astrophotography Tool (APT) v3.87  ·  Pixisight 1.8  ·  DSS 4.2.5  ·  Photoshop CC 2019

Filters: Optolong UV/IR Cut 2"  ·  SVBONY 2" Ha Filter

Accessory: Bahtinov Mask  ·  QHYCCD Polemaster  ·  SvBony Dew Heater 240mm


Dates:March 21, 2021March 22, 2021March 23, 2021March 31, 2021April 1, 2021April 2, 2021April 3, 2021April 4, 2021

Frames:
SVBONY 2" Ha Filter: 189x120" (6h 18') ISO200
Optolong UV/IR Cut 2": 65x120" (2h 10') ISO200
Optolong UV/IR Cut 2": 312x60" (5h 12') ISO200

Integration: 13h 40'

Darks: ~92

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 15.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 65.92%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

Mean SQM: 19.87

Temperature: 18.00


Astrometry.net job: 4480613

RA center: 10h 53' 4"

DEC center: -61° 40' 59"

Pixel scale: 6.510 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -1.638 degrees

Field radius: 8.290 degrees


Resolution: 8114x4347

Data source: Backyard

Description

This image is a 3-panel mosaic of a southern part of the Milky Way in HaRGB
It’s very challenging to do mosaics using a Star Adventurer. Everything must be framed by hand, it’s harsh, but it’s worth it! Overall, I’m very pleased with the result.

Dates: 21, 22, 23, 31 March 2021 - 01, 02, 03, 04, 05 April 2021
Location: Backyard, MG, Brazil. Suburban Skies (Bortle 5, SQM ~19.87)
Camera: Nikon D5300 (modded) @ ISO200
Optics: Rokinon 135mm F/2.0 ED UMC
Mount: Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer
Exposure Detail: 3-panel mosaic | 141x60s, 171x60s and 65x120s for Color | 55, 74 and 63x120s for Ha | Total integration time 826’ or 13,76hrs, unguided.

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