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Apophis

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M103 / NGC581
« on: Apr 28, 2019, 19:11:31 »


Revisited and Reprocessed from June 2017 Stacking with AStroart and PS.
11 x 300s Lights @ iso800
20 Darks / 20 Flats

Imaging telescope or lens:SkyWatcher 120ED Imaging System for Canon DSLR Cameras
Mount:Skywatcher EQ6-R PRO Synscan
Guiding telescope or lens:SkyWatcher 120ED Imaging System for Canon DSLR Cameras
Guiding camera:Skywatcher 9x50 Finderscope

Focal reducer:Skywatcher 0.85x Focal Reducer/Corrector for Evostar-120ED
Software:Astro Photography Tool,  Astroart 7.0 64bit
Accessory:QHYCCD PoleMaster
Resolution: 4288x2869
Dates:June 16, 2017
Frames: 11x300"
Integration: 0.9 hours
Avg. Moon age: 21.18 days
Avg. Moon phase: 60.23%
Astrometry.net job: 2664885
RA center: 23.600 degrees
DEC center: 60.957 degrees
Pixel scale: 0.976 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 247.706 degrees
Field radius: 0.699 degrees
Locations: Home, Worthing, West Sussex, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard
Roger
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Re: M103 / NGC581
« Reply #1 on: Apr 29, 2019, 18:46:50 »
Really good Roger
Love those stars, really sharp.

Noel
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Re: M103 / NGC581
« Reply #2 on: Apr 29, 2019, 19:56:40 »
Thanks Noel , its amazing what you can do with old data and better processing software,
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Re: M103 / NGC581
« Reply #3 on: Apr 30, 2019, 00:27:43 »
I always think it is a good idea to go back and try to improve old images as your processing skills improve. 
I don't recall the original process but this looks very nice.

Carole

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Re: M103 / NGC581
« Reply #4 on: Apr 30, 2019, 23:27:46 »
Thanks Carole, its like magic when i compare the new with the original..
Roger
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