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Lior Spiegel
September 11, 2021
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Contains: Deep sky object

Acquisition Details

Time: 04:00 PM

Equipment card


Captured from the Negev desert Israel on Sep 4 & Sep 7, 2021. Two nights sessions. Conditions- Bortel 3, Moonless nights, clear skies, worm weather, relatively stable skies, wind on first session and come on second session, excellent guiding on most of the nights. Imaging Tech Details: Lum- 44x120sec-bin1 @ -10deg C` on sensor- 1h,28m Lum- 88x180sec-bin1 @ -10deg C` on sensor- 4h,24m R- 24x300sec-bin1 @ -10deg C`- 2h G- 24x300sec-bin1 @ -10deg C`- 2h B- 24x300sec-bin1 @ -10deg C`- 2h Total integration time for subs- 11h,52m Bias-100, Flat-30 (no dark) were combined for each filter. Slightly cropped- 2658 x 2112 res/pxl Equipment tech details: Scope- Tak FSQ85EDX. Mount- iOptron IEQ45 Pro. Camera- Starlight Xpress Trius SX694 mono & SX Filter Wheel. Filters- Astrodon 36mm unmounted E series Gen2 LRGB. Guider- SX Lodestar x2 & SX OAG. Power & data control: Pegasus UPBv2. Focus control: Pegasus stepper motor v2 kit. Software tech details: Camera & mount control- Voyager. Guiding- PHD2. Sky chart- Voyager web Dashboard, Frame and Mosaic tool. Mount main control- iOptron via Ascom. Registration, Calibration & stacking images- PixInsight Processing- PixInsight, PS CS6.


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