MetaGuide: Cone Nebula close-up

  • Optics: Celestron C11 at f/5.7
  • Mount: Celestron CGE
  • Guiding software: MetaGuide ASCOM
  • Camera: Starlight Xpress SXVF-H9
  • Filter: Baader 7nm H-alpha filter
  • Guiding Camera: Lumenera SKYnyx 2-0M @ 15 fps
  • Guiding mode: Off-axis guiding with Taurus mini tracker
  • Image Details: 18x15m exposures over two nights with one meridian flip
  • 0.84" per pixel
  • Raw FWHM: approx 2.5"
  • Image Processing: ImagesPlus, flats, bias, dark subtract. No Photoshop
  • Date and Location: Feb 1, 2009. Hudson Valley, NY.

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