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Observatory Parameters
Feb 25
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
13:18 03:10
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Jewel Box Cluster, Astrophotography by Marcelo Alves


  • Imaging telescope / lens: Meade Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT) 203mm LX-10
  • Imaging camera: Canon EOS Rebel T3
  • Mount: Equatorial Sky-Watcher EQ-5
  • Accessories: Field flattener Meade 0.63x
  • Processed with: DSS (DeepSkyStacker)
    PixInsight LE (Pleiades Astrophoto) 1.0

Frames / Subs

  • Lights: 34 x 25 sec
  • Darks: 10
  • Total integration time: 14:10 min


  • Date: Wed Feb 15th 2017
  • Ambient temperature: 16.0 ºC
  • ISO: 800

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 3,423 x 2,732 pixels

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