02  March  2018

NGC4236 barred spiral in Draco

By  Artūras Medvedevas

A barred spiral in Draco. While it is of low surface brightness, with enough exposure it starts showing it's faint spirals and complex core details.

Equipment/Acquisition Details:
Imaging Scope: SkyWatcher Explorer 130PDS 650mm F5 newtonian reflector
Imaging Camera: Starlight Xpress Trius-SX694 Mono CCD
Filter Wheel: Starlight Xpress Mini Filter Wheel w/ Integrated OAG
Filters: 1.25" mounted Baader LRGB filters
Guide Camera: Lodestar X2
Mount: SkyWatcher NEQ6 with wedge upgrade, hypertuned
Accessories/Software: QHY Polemaster, EQMOD, PHD2, Sequence Generator Pro, Pixinsight
Integration Details: 47x600s L, 21x300s R, 23x300s G, 23x300s B. TOTAL: 13 Hours 25 minutes.
Dates: 2016-09-06; 2016-09-09; 2016-12-04; 2017-01-25; 2017-02-14; 2017-02-16; 2017-02-24;


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