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Image of the day 04/01/2021

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    Leo I Dwarf Galaxy, 



    
        

            Fritz
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    Leo I Dwarf Galaxy

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Lacerta Newton ohne Namen 200/800

    Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 600D modified

    Mounts: Celestron CGEM

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Lacerta MGEN Autoguider

    Focal reducers: Pal Gyulai GPU Aplanatic Koma Korrector 4-element

    Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Adobe Photoshop


    Dates:March 3, 2021

    Frames: 190x60" ISO400

    Integration: 3.2 hours

    Darks: ~10

    Flats: ~30

    Bias: ~150

    Avg. Moon age: 19.36 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 77.98%


    Astrometry.net job: 4329014

    RA center: 10h 8' 19"

    DEC center: +11° 58' 44"

    Pixel scale: 1.579 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -118.342 degrees

    Field radius: 0.893 degrees


    Resolution: 3388x2265

    Locations: Mobile Setup, Wien, Austria

    Data source: Traveller

    Description

    A break in the cloud coverage allowed to do some DS imaging. I needed a target where I can live with little integration time, so I went for this one. To prevent Regulus from burning out, I took short images (60s) combined with a low ISO setting (400).

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    Leo I Dwarf Galaxy, 



    
        

            Fritz