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CCD Images - Session 600 (2017-01-18)

Objects Session Notes
Bullet TS Photoline 80mm APO - First Light Image (M42)
Bullet Venus - Planet
Bullet M42 - Nebula (Great Nebula in Orion)
Bullet NGC 1981 - Open Cluster
Bullet M33 - Spiral Galaxy (Pinwheel Galaxy)
Bullet NGC 2024 - Nebula (Flame Nebula)
Bullet M1 - Supernova Remnant (Crab Nebula)
Bullet M44 - Open Cluster (Beehive Cluster)
Bullet NGC 2392 - Planetary Nebula (Eskimo Nebula)
Bullet M35 - Open Cluster
Bullet M31 - Spiral Galaxy (Andromeda Galaxy)
Bullet M34 - Open Cluster
Bullet M45 - Open Cluster with Nebulosity (Pleiades)
Bullet M51 - Spiral Galaxy (Whirlpool Galaxy)
Bullet M3 - Globular Cluster
Bullet C/2015 V2 (Johnson) - Comet
Bullet M65 & M66 - Spiral Galaxies
Bullet Moon
   
Bullet Photometric Monitoring - Variables
  None
   
Bullet Astrometric Monitoring - Nearby Stars
  None
- Evening/Night session (9 hrs duration).
Clear skies. Wind 0-5 mph. 
- Session operated mainly from the observatory 
- First Light for new TS Photoline 80mm f/6 APO refractor / imaging with ZWO ASI178MC
- Ambient Temperature:  -0.5degC (minimum)
- CCD operation -25 and -30degC (at 65% average cooling). 
- CMOS operation (ASI178): 9-17 degC (non-cooled)
(16-17 degC during Venus Imaging,  exp 2-5 ms
( 9-11 deg C during Deep Sky Objects, exp 10s)
(14-15 degC during Lunar Imaging, exp 3-16 ms)
- Notes from 2017-01-18 >>
including more details on new 80mm APO refractor
    

 TS Photoline 80mm APO - First Light Image (M42)

 ZWO ASI178MC colour camera and Orion XY Guidestar Finder
connected to new TS Photoline 80mm f/6 APO refractor
(mounted on top of 12" LX200R)
Image 
 
First Light Image - M42
Image
CMOS Colour Image (Full Area, 16% size)
5s exposure, 300 gain, 1x1 binning, RAW16
2017-01-18 18:57h UT (#18_57_41Z / 0001)
ZWO ASI178MC camera taken through TS 80mm f/6 APO

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 Venus - Planet

Venus (passing through Aquarius)      
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Annotated CMOS Colour Image (16% size)

5 ms (0.005 sec)
1 x 5ms, 1x1 binning
Gain 0, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 (Full) 
2017-01-18 18:35h UT
(#18_35_05Z 0002). Non-Guided.

TS 80mm f/6 APO + ASI178MC (OSC)
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frame acquired using SharpCap (PNG)

Larger Image (33% size)
       
Venus (phase 47.7%)
Venus at 16deg altitude.
RGB Align used as part of stacking process to
 compensate for atmospheric dispersion (notes)
     
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CMOS Colour Image (100% size)
P20 Stacking, Best 62 frames from 311
With RGB Align

124 ms (0.12 sec)
62 x 2ms, 1x1 binning
Gain 0, Raw16, ROI 320 x 240 (Sub-Region) 
2017-01-18 18:32h UT
(#18_32_24Z). Non-Guided.

TS 80mm f/6 APO + ASI178MC (OSC)
mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames acquired using SharpCap (SER)
Stacked using Autostakkert 2
       
Venus - detail      
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CMOS Colour Image (200% size)

Image details as above
       

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M42 - Nebula (Great Nebula in Orion)

M42 (Orion)      
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CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 222 frames

222 secs (3.7 mins)
222 x 1s, 1x1 binning
Gain 300, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 (Full) 
2017-01-18 19:07h UT
(#19_07_02Z). Non-Guided.

TS 80mm f/6 APO + ASI178MC (OSC)
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames acquired using SharpCap
Processed using AIP4WIN
Larger Image (32% size)
       
M42 - closer view      
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CMOS Colour Image (33% size, cropped)

Image details a/a

Larger Image (67% size)
       
M42 - detail      
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CMOS Colour Image (100% size, cropped)

Image details a/a
       
M42 - detail (12" LX200 + ST-10XME)
(recorded at the same time as the above image)
     
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CCD Image (70% size)
Linear Scale

36 seconds
18 x 2s, 3x3 binning, ROI Full
 
2017-01-18 19:08h UT
(#600008-27). Non-Guided.

12" LX200R + ST-10XME

Frames acquired and processed
using CCDSoft.
Displayed using CCDSoft
       
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Details:

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CCD Image (70% size)
Log Scale

Image details a/a

Frames acquired and processed
using CCDSoft.
Displayed using FV
       

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NGC 1981 - Open Cluster

NGC 1981 (Orion)      
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CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
P50 Stacking, Best 8 frames from 15
4 mins
8 x 30s, 1x1 binning
Gain 300, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080  
2017-01-18 19:34h UT
(#19_34_54Z). Non-Guided.

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames acquired using SharpCap (FITS)
Stacked using DeepSkyStacker
Processed using AIP4WIN
Larger Image (32% size)
       

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M33 - Spiral Galaxy (Pinwheel Galaxy)

M33 (Triangulum)      
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CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 182 frames
30 mins
182 x 10s, 1x1 binning
Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 (Full)  
2017-01-18 20:09h UT
(#20_09_08Z). Non-Guided.

TS 80mm f/6 APO  + ASI178MC (OSC)
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames acquired using SharpCap
Processed using AIP4WIN
Larger Image (33% size)
       
M33 - detail       
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CMOS Colour Image (23% size, cropped)

Image details as above
       
M33 - detail       
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CMOS Colour Image (23% size, cropped)

Image details as above
       

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NGC 2024 - Nebula (Flame Nebula)

NGC 2024 / IC 434 / Herschel 28-5 (Orion)
Bright star is  Alnitak (mag +1.7)
     
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CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 101 frames
17 min
101 x 10s, 1x1 binning
Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080  
2017-01-18 21:10h UT
(#21_10_39Z). Non-Guided.

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames acquired using SharpCap (Stack FIT)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker
Larger Image (32% size)
       
Image   Image:
CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 101 frames

First Processing attempt using AIP4WIN
       
NGC 2024 - detail (12" LX200 + ST-10XME)
(recorded at the same time as the above images)
     
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CCD Image (70% size)
Linear Scale

2 minutes
6 x 20s, 3x3 binning, ROI Full
 
2017-01-18 21:26h UT
(#600068-78). Non-Guided.

12" LX200R + ST-10XME

Frames acquired and processed
using CCDSoft.
Displayed using CCDSoft
       

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M1 - Supernova Remnant (Crab Nebula)

M1 (Taurus)      
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CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 73 frames
73 secs
73 x 1s, 1x1 binning
Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 (Full)  
2017-01-18 21:54h UT
(#21_54_42Z). Non-Guided.

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames acquired using SharpCap
Processed using AIP4WIN
Larger Image (32% size)
       
M1 - closer view      
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CMOS Colour Image (33% size, cropped)

Image details as above
       
       
M1 - detail       
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CMOS Colour Image (75% size, cropped)

Image details as above
       
M1 - detail       
Image   Image:

CMOS Colour Image (75% size, cropped)
Live Stacking of 73 frames
73 secs
73 x 1s, 1x1 binning
Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 (Full)  
2017-01-18 21:54h UT
(#21_54_42Z). Non-Guided.

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames acquired using SharpCap
Processed using AIP4WIN

Larger Image (33% size)
       
M1 - detail       
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CCD Image (100% size, cropped)

180 secs
8 x 20s, 3x3 binning, ROI Full
 
2017-01-18 22:09h UT
(#600082-99)

12" LX200R + ST-10XME

Frames acquired and processed
using CCDSoft
       
       

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M44 - Open Cluster (Beehive Cluster)

M44 (Cancer)
northern frameset
     
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CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 18 frames

3 min (18 x 10s)
1x1 binning, Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 
2017-01-18 22:22h UT
(#22_22_16Z).   Non-Guided

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Stack FIT)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker

       
southern frameset      
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CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 18 frames

3 min (18 x 10s)
1x1 binning, Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 
2017-01-18 22:28h UT
(#22_28_29Z)

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Stack FIT)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker
       
M44 - Mosaic (Manual/PaintShopPro)
(northern & southern framesets merged)
     
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M44

Colour Mosaic (17% size, cropped)

3 min (18 x 10s)

Binning 1x1, Gain 400, Type Raw16
ROI 3096x2080 (x2) 
ID #22_22_16Z (18), #22_28_29Z (18). Non-Guided.

2017-01-18 22:22 - 22:28h UT

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Live Stacking)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker
Assembled in PaintShopPro 5

Mosaic 1x2

Larger Image (35% size)
Smaller Image (13% size)
       
M44 - Mosaic (Automated/DeepSkyStacker)
(northern & southern framesets merged)
     
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M44

Colour Mosaic (17% size, cropped)

3 min (18 x 10s)

Binning 1x1, Gain 400, Type Raw16
ROI 3096x2080 (x2) 
ID  #22_22_16Z (18), #22_28_29Z (18). Non-Guided.

2017-01-18 22:22 - 22:28h UT

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Live Stacking)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker
Assembled using DeepSkyStacker

Two frames (each a Live Stacked Image of 18 sub-frames)
stacked (assembled) In DeepSkyStacker using
'Mosaic Mode' and 'Entropy Weighted Average)
Mosaic 1x2

Larger Image (35% size)

       

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NGC 2392 - Planetary Nebula (Eskimo Nebula)

NGC 2392 (Gemini)      
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CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 21 frames
3.5 min
21 x 10s, 1x1 binning
Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080  
2017-01-18 22:34h UT
(#22_34_52Z). Non-Guided.

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames acquired using SharpCap (Stack FIT)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker
Larger Image (32% size)
       
NGC 2392 - detail       
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CMOS Colour Image (50% size, cropped)

Image details a/a
       

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M35 - Open Cluster

M35 (Gemini)      
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CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 18 frames

3 mins (18 x 10s)
Binning 1x1, Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 (Full)
ID #22_43_46Z. Non-Guided
  
2017-01-18 22:43h UT

TS 80mm f/6 APO + ASI178MC (OSC)
Mounted on 12" LX200R

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Live Stack)
Displayed using DeepSkyStacker

Larger Image (32% size)
       

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M31 - Spiral Galaxy (Andromeda Galaxy)

M31 (Andromeda)      
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CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 182 frames
30 mins
182 x 10s, 1x1 binning
Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080  
2017-01-18 22:56h UT
(#22_56_43Z). Non-Guided.

TS 80mm f/6 APO + ASI178MC (OSC)
Mounted on 12" LX200R

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Live Stack)
Displayed using DeepSkyStacker

Larger Image (32% size)
        
M31 - detail (80mm APO + ASI178MC)      
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Total Exposure:
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CMOS Colour Image (54% size, cropped)
Live Stacking of 182 frames

30 mins
182 x 10s, 1x1 binning
Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080  
2017-01-18 22:56h UT
(#22_56_43Z). Non-Guided.

TS 80mm f/6 APO + ASI178MC (OSC)
Mounted on 12" LX200R

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Live Stack)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker
       
M31 - detail (12" LX200 + ST-10XME)
(recorded at the same time as the above image)
     
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CCD Image (70% size)

6.5 minutes
13 x 30s, 3x3 binning, ROI Full
 
2017-01-18 23:16h UT
(#600109-31). Non-Guided.

12" LX200R + ST-10XME

Frames acquired and processed
using CCDSoft.
Displayed using FV
        

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M34 - Open Cluster

M34 (Perseus)      
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CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 72 frames
 
12 mins (72 x 10s)
Binning 1x1, Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080
ID  #23_40_45Z). Guided

2017-01-18 23:41h UT

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Autoguiding Using ST-10XME + 12" LX200 f/10

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Live Stack)
Displayed using DeepSkyStacker
Autoguiding using CCDSoft

Larger Image (32% size)
       
M34 - detail (12" LX200 + ST-10XME)
(recorded just before the above image)
     
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CCD Image (69% size)

4 seconds
2x 2s, 3x3 binning, ROI Full
 
2017-01-18 23:39h UT
(#600157-58)

12" LX200R + ST-10XME

Frames acquired and processed
using CCDSoft.
Displayed using FV
       

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M45 - Open Cluster with Nebulosity (Pleiades)

M45 - Pleiades (Leo)      
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CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 60 frames

10 min (60 x 10s)
Binning 1x1, Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 
#00_11_25Z

2017-01-19 00:19h UT

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Autoguiding using ST-10XME + 12" LX200R f/10

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Stack FIT)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker
Autoguiding using CCDSoft

Larger Image (32% size)
        
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Exposure:
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Date/Time:

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CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 66 frames

11 min (66 x 10s)
Binning 1x1, Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 
#00_32_52Z

2017-01-19 00:32h UT

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Autoguiding using ST-10XME + 12" LX200R f/10

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Stack FIT)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker
Autoguiding using CCDSoft5

Larger Image (32% size)
       
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Exposure:
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Date/Time:

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Other Formats:

CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 60 frames

10 min (60 x 10s)
Binning 1x1, Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 
#00_46_29Z

2017-01-19 00:46h UT

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Autoguiding using ST-10XME + 12" LX200R f/10

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Stack FIT)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker
Assembled in PaintShopPro 5
Autoguiding using CCDSoft5

Larger Image (32% size)
 M45 - Composite of 3 above Images      
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CMOS Colour Image Mosaic (9% size)
Live Stacking of 60 frames

10 min (60 x 10s)
Binning 1x1, Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 (x3)
#00_11_25Z , #00_32_52Z and #00_46_29Z

2017-01-19 00:19 to 00:46h UT

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Autoguiding using ST-10XME + 12" LX200R f/10

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Stack FIT)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker
Autoguiding using CCDSoft5

Larger Image (32% size)
       

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M51 - Spiral Galaxy (Whirlpool Galaxy)

M51 (Canes Venatici)      
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Other Formats:
CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 180 frames

30 min (180 x 10s)
Binning 1x1, Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 
#01_02_06Z

2017-01-19 01:02h UT

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Autoguiding using ST-10XME + 12" LX200R f/10

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Stack FIT)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker
Autoguiding using CCDSoft5

Larger Image (32% size)
       
M33 - detail       
Image   Image:

CMOS Colour Image (50% size, cropped)

Image details as above
       

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M3 - Globular Cluster

M3 (Canes Venatici)      
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Other Formats:
CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 60 frames

10 min (60 x 10s)
Binning 1x1, Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 
#01_40_56Z

2017-01-19 01:40h UT

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Autoguiding using ST-10XME + 12" LX200R f/10

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Stack FIT)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker
Autoguiding using CCDSoft5

Larger Image (32% size)
       
M3 - detail       
Image   Image:

CMOS Colour Image (50% size, cropped)

Image details as above
       

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C/2015 V2 (Johnson) - Comet

C/2015 V2 (Johnson)
(passing through Bootes)
Sun distance 2.48 AU
     
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Other Formats:
CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 61 frames

10 min (61 x 10s)
Binning 1x1, Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 
#01_56_24Z

2017-01-19 01:56h UT

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Autoguiding using ST-10XME + 12" LX200R f/10

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Stack FIT)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker
Autoguiding using CCDSoft5

Larger Image (32% size)
       
C/2015 V2 (Johnson) - detail       
Image   Image:

CMOS Colour Image (50% size, cropped)

Image details as above
       

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M65 & M66 - Spiral Galaxies

M65 & M66 (Leo)      
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Other Formats:
CMOS Colour Image (16% size)
Live Stacking of 60 frames

10 min (60 x 10s)
Binning 1x1, Gain 400, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 
#02_11_11Z. Guided

2017-01-19 02:11h UT

ASI178MC (OSC) + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Guiding using ST-10XME + 12" LX200R f/10

Frames acquired using SharpCap (Stack FIT)
Processed using DeepSkyStacker
Autoguiding using CCDSoft5

Larger Image (32% size)
       
M65 - detail       
Image   Image:

CMOS Colour Image (50% size, cropped)

Image details as above
       
M66 - detail       
Image   Image:

CMOS Colour Image (50% size, cropped)

Image details as above
       

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Moon

Moon
   
      
Image   CMOS Colour Image (17% size)
P10 stacking of best 10 frames from 100 frames

10 x 16ms exposure, 1x1 binning
Gain 0, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 (cropped to 2205x1917) 
2017-01-19 02:27h UT
(#02_27_00Z / AS P10 Conv)

ASI178MC + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames Acquired using SharpCap (SER file)
Processed using Autostakkert 2
[ 50% Size ImageFull Size Image ]
     
Image   CMOS Image (17% size)
P10 stacking of best 3 frames from 31 frames

3 x 16ms exposure, 1x1 binning
Gain 0, Raw16, ROI 3096x2080 (cropped) 
2017-01-19 02:28h UT
(#02_28_06Z / AS P10 Conv)

ASI178MC + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames Acquired using SharpCap (SER file)
Processed using Autostakkert 2
[ 50% Size Image ]
     
Image   CMOS Colour Image (48% size)
P10 stacking of best 51 frames from 512 frames

51 x 3ms exposure, 1x1 binning
Gain 200, Raw16, ROI 800x600
2017-01-19 02:37h UT
(#02_37_38Z / AS P10 Conv)

ASI178MC + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames Acquired using SharpCap (SER file)
Processed using Autostakkert 2
[ Full Size Image ]
      
Image   CMOS Colour Image (48% size)
P10 stacking of best 20 frames from 204 frames

20 x 2.5ms exposure, 1x1 binning
Gain 200, Raw16, ROI 800x600
2017-01-19 02:31h UT
(#02_31_00Z / AS P10 Conv)

ASI178MC + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames Acquired using SharpCap (SER file)
Processed using Autostakkert 2
[ Full Size Image ]
     
Image   CMOS Colour Image (48% size)
P10 stacking of best 51 frames from 510 frames

51 x 3ms exposure, 1x1 binning
Gain 200, Raw16, ROI 800x600
2017-01-19 02:35h UT
(#02_35_38Z / AS P10 Conv)

ASI178MC + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames Acquired using SharpCap (SER file)
Processed using Autostakkert 2
[ Full Size Image ]

[ mp4 video of all 510 frames ,
shows poor seeing conditions ]
      
Image   CMOS Colour Image (48% size)
P10 stacking of best 20 frames from 205 frames

20 x 3ms exposure, 1x1 binning
Gain 200, Raw16, ROI 800x600
2017-01-19 02:33h UT
(#02_33_04Z / AS P10 Conv)

ASI178MC + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames Acquired using SharpCap (SER file)
Processed using Autostakkert 2
[ Full Size Image ]
      
Image   CMOS Colour Image (48% size)
P10 stacking of best 20 frames from 207 frames

20 x 2.5ms exposure, 1x1 binning
Gain 200, Raw16, ROI 800x600
2017-01-19 02:32h UT
(#02_31_50Z / AS P10 Conv)

ASI178MC + TS 80mm f/6 APO
Mounted on 12" LX200R
Frames Acquired using SharpCap (SER file)
Processed using Autostakkert 2
[ Full Size Image ]
     
     
     
     

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