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Observatory Parameters
May 22
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
13:20 02:12
NGC 2039, Astrophotography by RiccardoBallerini

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: TeleVue Apochromatic 100/500 mm Genesis
  • Imaging camera: SBIG ST 8300 m (CCD)
  • Mount: Equatorial Vixen SXD Nexstar Mod
  • Guiding camera: Starlight Lodestar
  • Filters: Baader Planetarium Luminance (UV/IR block)
    H-alpha (Narrowband Hydrogen Alpha)
  • Processed with: PixInsight (Pleiades Astrophoto)

Frames / Subs

  • Lights: 56 x 300 sec
  • Total integration time: 4:40 hours

Acquisition

  • Date: Sat Oct 29th 2016
  • Seeing: 3 / 5
  • Transparency: 4 / 5
  • Ambient temperature: 10.0 ºC
  • Camera sensor temperature: -20.0 ºC
  • Binning: 1x1

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 2,972 x 2,132 pixels
  • Image Scale: 1.125 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 2º 15' 22''
  • RA Center: 5h 44m 37s
  • DEC Center: 9º 11' 03''
  • Orientation: -0.392 degrees E of N

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