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Observatory Parameters
Feb 18
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:36 20:44
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Jewel Box Cluster, Astrophotography by Marcelo Alves

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: Meade Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT) 203mm LX-10
  • Imaging camera: Canon EOS Rebel T5 - modified
  • Mount: Equatorial Sky-Watcher EQ-5
  • Accessories: Field flattener Meade 0.63x
  • Processed with: DSS (DeepSkyStacker)
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Frames / Subs

  • Lights: 61 x 25 sec
  • Darks: 19
  • Total integration time: 25:25 min

Acquisition

  • Date: Mon Apr 24th 2017
  • Ambient temperature: 20.0 ºC
  • ISO: 1600

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 3,461 x 3,012 pixels

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