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MetaGuide: Pac-Man close-up

  • Optics: Celestron C11 at f/10.3
  • Mount: Celestron CGE
  • Guiding software: MetaGuide Beta ASCOM
  • Camera: Starlight Xpress SXVF-H9
  • Filter: Baader 7nm H-alpha filter
  • Guiding Camera: Lumenera SKYnyx 2-0M @ 8 fps
  • Guiding mode: Off-axis guiding with Taurus mini tracker
  • Guide Star: Approximately Mag. 8.1
  • Image Details: 14x15m continuous exposures, 100% yield
  • 0.46" per pixel
  • Raw FWHM: approx 2.0"
  • Image Processing: ImagesPlus, flats, bias, dark subtract. No Photoshop
  • Date and Location: September 20, 2008. Hudson Valley, NY.

Separate view taken with f/6.3 reducer and stack of 6 15m frames at 0.84"/pixel

Single 15m calibrated frame at f/10 with linear stretch and no star correction

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