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Observatory Parameters
May 21
Clouds: Seeing:
First Quarter
12:12 01:32
Eastern Veil Nebula This is a test of my AVX after I got it back from Celestron repair. Seems to be ok. Frames: IDAS Light Pollution (LPS-D1) Filter - 2" (48mm): 16x90" ISO1600 24C IDAS Light Pollution (LPS-D1) Filter - 2" (48mm): 10x240" ISO800 24C Location: Home Site, Reno, Nevada, United States
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NGC 6992, Astrophotography by ekallgren


  • Imaging telescope / lens: Astro-Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet
  • Imaging camera: Canon 450D Modfided By Gary Honis XSi
  • Mount: Celestron AVX
  • Guiding telescope / lens: Astro-Tech AT65EDQ 65mm f/6.5 ED quadruplet
  • Guiding camera: QHY5-II Mono

Frames / Subs




Spatial Info

  • Image Size: 4,200 x 2,800 pixels
  • Image Scale: 2.537 arcsec / pixel
  • Visual Field: 2º 57' 30''
  • RA Center: 20h 56m 10s
  • DEC Center: 31º 28' 23''
  • Orientation: -92.055 degrees E of N

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Astronomy Quote of the Day

“We find, therefore, under this orderly arrangement, a wonderful symmetry in the Universe, and a definite relation of harmony in the motion and magnitude of the orbs, of a kind that is not possible to obtain in any other way.” Johannes Kepler, The Harmonies of the World, 1619
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