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M60 RGB (OSC), 



    
        

            andrea tasselli
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M60 RGB (OSC)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Revelation 100mm f/6 ED Refractor  ·  Custom Build LZOS 80 mm

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5100 Full Spectrum Modded

Mounts: Celestron CI-700

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Chinese 60/240 achromat 60/240 guider

Guiding cameras: starlight xpress SXV-H9

Software: PHD2 Guiding PHD2 2  ·  APT  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PinInsight 1.8.8-x

Filters: Baaader Baader Semi-APO Filter

Accessory: Hotech 2" SCA Self-Centering Field Flattener


Dates:Feb. 19, 2021March 12, 2021March 16, 2021March 20, 2021April 3, 2021April 6, 2021

Frames:
112x180" (5h 36') ISO200 bin 1x1
Baaader Baader Semi-APO Filter: 99x120" (3h 18') ISO200 bin 1x1

Integration: 8h 54'

Avg. Moon age: 15.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 30.84%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5020537

RA center: 12h43m47s.8

DEC center: +11°3238

Pixel scale: 1.651 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 83.292 degrees

Field radius: 1.323 degrees


Resolution: 4748x3280

Locations: Home, Lincoln, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

My last attempt of making some use of the venerable 80mm APO (LZOS optics). I guessed I had nothing to lose into trying further eperimentation but obviously galaxies are nowhere near its forte (well, not much is really).

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M60 RGB (OSC), 



    
        

            andrea tasselli