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Sculptor Galaxy Revisited, 


            Josh Woodward
Sculptor Galaxy Revisited
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Sculptor Galaxy Revisited

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8 Starbright

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 1600MM Cooled Pro

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8 Starbright

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 290MM mini

Focal reducers: Celestron Focal Reducer/Flattener x0.63

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Stellarium  ·  SharpCap  ·  StellariumScope  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: ZWO L 1.25"  ·  ZWO Blue 1.25"  ·  ZWO Green 1.25"  ·  ZWO Red 1.25"

Accessory: OAG  ·  ZWO EFW 8x 1.25"  ·  QHYCCD QHY PoleMaster  ·  Rigel Systems nStep

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3236230

RA center: 0h 47' 33"

DEC center: -25° 17' 13"

Pixel scale: 1.552 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.350 degrees

Field radius: 0.404 degrees

Resolution: 1531x1080

Locations: backyard, Chico, CA, United States

Data source: Backyard


I've been having trouble with the weather up until recently. I decided to try some new techniques on some old data.

ZWO L 1.25": 253x30" (gain: 76.00) -15C bin 1x1
ZWO RGB 1.25" Filters: 160x60" (gain: 76.00) -15C bin 1x1
Integration: 4.8 hours
Darks: ~55
Flats: ~25
Flat darks: ~30



Josh Woodward
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Sculptor Galaxy Revisited, 


            Josh Woodward