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Patrick Dufour

QHY600PH M/C USING QHYCCD CAMERAS

Patrick Dufour

Patrick Dufour is a lifelong fan of astronomy, instrumentation and image processing projects living in Quebec, Canada and doing remote imaging from Chile with his own equipment.【Contrasted and colorful M78 area】

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: iOptron CEM120 EC2

Software: Pixinsight 1.8 · NINA – Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy

Filters: Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb · Astrodon O3 50mm 5nm

Dates:Dec. 17, 2020

Frames: 400×300″

Integration: 33.3 hours

Resolution: 4604×4843

Locations: Cielmonchili, Monte Patria, Coquimbo, Chile

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility【NGC 1316 Fornax A & friends】

Imaging cameras: QHY 600M

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Mounts: iOptron CEM120 EC2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Guiding cameras: ASI290MC

Filters: Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb

Dates: Oct. 17, 2020

Frames: 200×300″

Integration: 16.7 hours

Resolution: 3246×2304

Locations: Cielmonchili, Monte Patria, Coquimbo, Chile【NGC1365 part of the Fornax cluster】

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: iOptron CEM120 EC2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Filters: Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb

Dates: Oct. 20, 2020

Frames: 174×300″

Integration: 14.5 hours

Resolution: 708×780

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility 【Topsy-Turvy Galaxy NGC 1313】

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: iOptron CEM120 EC2

Software: NINA – Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy

Filters: Astrodon Ha 50mm 5nm · Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb

Dates: Jan. 1, 2021 , Jan. 4, 2021 , Jan. 7, 2021

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 50mm 5nm: 8×600″ (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb: 90×120″ (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb: 46×300″ (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1

Integration: 8.2 hours

Resolution: 3194×3209

Locations: Cielmonchili, Monte Patria, Coquimbo, Chile【The clumpy Wolf-Rayet ring nebula RCW 58】

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600 

Mounts: iOptron CEM120 EC2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC 

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  NINA – Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy

Filters: Astrodon Ha 50mm 5nm   ·  Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb  ·  Astrodon S2 50mm 5nm   ·  Astrodon O3 50mm 5nm 

Dates:May 31, 2021 ,  June 1, 2021 ,  June 2, 2021 ,  June 3, 2021

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 50mm 5nm: 55×600″ (9h 10′) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astrodon O3 50mm 5nm: 53×600″ (8h 50′) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astrodon S2 50mm 5nm: 20×600″ (3h 20′) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb: 90×120″ (3h) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1

Integration: 24h 20′【The Flaming crown Abell 35 (Sh2-313)】

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600 

Mounts: iOptron CEM120 EC2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC 

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  NINA – Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy

Filters: Astrodon Ha 50mm 5nm   ·  Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb  ·  Astrodon S2 50mm 5nm   ·  Astrodon O3 50mm 5nm 

Dates:May 5, 2021 ,  May 13, 2021 ,  May 21, 2021

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 50mm 5nm: 60×600″ (10h) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astrodon O3 50mm 5nm: 80×600″ (13h 20′) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astrodon S2 50mm 5nm: 40×600″ (6h 40′) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb: 60×300″ (5h) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1

Integration: 35h【El sombrero sin secretos M104】

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600 

Mounts: iOptron CEM120 EC2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290MC 

Filters: Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb

Dates:April 12, 2021 ,  April 13, 2021

Frames:
Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb: 150×120″ (5h) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb: 82×200″ (4h 33′ 20″) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1

Integration: 9h 33′ 20″