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Observatory Parameters
Feb 24
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
12:22 02:05
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Markarian Chain, Astrophotography by ricktobey

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: Meade Apochromatic 130/910 mm 6000 ED O Triple 130mm Refractor
  • Imaging camera: SBIG STF-8300C (CCD)
  • Mount: Equatorial Meade LX850
  • Guiding camera: Meade StarLock (CCD)
  • Accessories: Field flattener Meade Series 6000 3in 2-Element Field Flattener 3.00"
  • Processed with: SBIG CCDOps 5.58
    Photoshop Elements 14

Frames / Subs

  • Lights: 1 x 300 sec
  • Darks: 1 x 300 sec
  • Total integration time: 10:00 min

Acquisition

  • Date: Tue Dec 27th 2016
  • Seeing: 3 / 5
  • Transparency: 3 / 5
  • Sky darkness: 4 / 9
  • Ambient temperature: 50.0 ºF
  • Camera sensor temperature: -28.0 ºC

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 3,352 x 2,532 pixels
  • Image Scale: 1.253 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 1º 09' 57''
  • RA Center: 12h 26m 28s
  • DEC Center: 12º 57' 31''
  • Orientation: -90.581 degrees E of N

Sky Maps

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