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Observatory Parameters
May 24
Lat. 39.0, Lon. -77.5
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Gibbous
15:30 03:21
NGC 973, IC 1815, PGC 9751, PGC 213028, PGC 213027, PGC 213029, PGC 2000213, PGC 2006599 - 240-470 Mly
NGC 973, Astrophotography by tedelaney2009

Equipment

  • Imaging telescope / lens: Meade Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT) 14/2845 inches LX850
  • Imaging camera: SBIG STT-8300
  • Mount: Equatorial Meade
  • Guiding telescope / lens: Meade Schmidt-Cassegrain (SCT) 14/2845 inches LX850
  • Processed with: TheSkyX (Bisque)

Frames / Subs

  • Lights: 3

Acquisition

  • Date: Sun Jan 3rd 2016
  • Camera sensor temperature: -20.0 ºC

Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 3,360 x 2,541 pixels
  • Image Scale: 0.394 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 0º 22' 04''
  • RA Center: 2h 34m 04s
  • DEC Center: 32º 32' 01''
  • Orientation: -79.610 degrees E of N

Sky Maps

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Comments

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