NGC4244 - The Silver Needle in Canes Venatici

Imaged from Nova Scotia, Spring, 2016- Winter, 2017







LRGB Combination
Altitude at culmination 83
Airmass Value (sec z) 1.0
Taking Camera SBIG STL-11002XM Nova Scotia spring 2016-winter 2017, ~mag 6.4 skies - sensor@-20C
Imaging OTA AG Optics iDK 14.5"
Equivalent focal length and ratio 2465mm f/6.7
Mount Astro-Physics 1600GTO
Guiding PHD2/ONAG-XM/Lodestar X2
LRGB Total Integration Time 17hrs L 32X10min, R10x10 min, G-30x10 min, B30x10 min-Astrodon Gen 2 I series Filters. Binned 1X1
Acquisition Main Sequence Software-Sequence Generator Pro
Calibration and Stacking Darks, Flats and Bias - Stacked and calibrated with PixInsight
Processed PixInsight, CS4 and Bob Franke's CCDBand-Aid


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